Category: 1970s

French poster for Futureworld, 1976.

French poster for Futureworld, 1976.

1973 Polish poster for 2001: A Space Odyssey. …

1973 Polish poster for 2001: A Space Odyssey. Illustrated by Wiktor Gorka.

1975 NASA concept art by Don Davis pictures NA…

1975 NASA concept art by Don Davis pictures NASA’s Viking 1 probe descending to the surface of Mars.

Robert A. Heinlein’s Rocketship Galileo,…

Robert A. Heinlein’s Rocketship Galileo, 1977, cover art by Darrell K. Sweet.

A Saturn IB awaits launch on July 15, 1975, he…

A Saturn IB awaits launch on July 15, 1975, heading to orbit for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project mission. (via)

NASA’s Viking 2 probe landed on Mars on …

NASA’s Viking 2 probe landed on Mars on this day in 1976.

Orson Welles talks alien life in the NASA doc …

Orson Welles talks alien life in the NASA doc Who’s Out There? (1975)

TODAY IN HISTORY: NASA’s Pioneer 11 space prob…

TODAY IN HISTORY: NASA’s Pioneer 11 space probe made its closest approach to Saturn on September 1, 1979, passing at a distance of 21,000 kilometers from the gas giant’s cloud tops.

The uses of a space shuttle.

The uses of a space shuttle.

Aviation postcards from the Soviet Union, 1970…

Aviation postcards from the Soviet Union, 1970, illustrated by V. Naumenkov and Valentin Viktorov.