Category: 1971

The Andromeda Strain, 1971, directed by Robert Wise.

Production art for Star Trek: The Animated Series, 1973/74.

February 6, 1971: Running low on oxygen, Apollo 14 astronauts go on the ultimate hike toward Cone Crater on the Moon.

Shepard: I don’t think we’ll have time to go up there.
Mitchell: Oh, let’s give it a whirl. Gee whiz.

Rudolf Sieber-Lonati cover art for Silber Grusel-Krimi, #31, 1971.

Tracks of the Apollo 15 moon buggy lead to Mount Hadley on the Moon, August 1, 1971. (NASA)

The Omega Man, starring Charlton Heston, premiered on this day in 1971.

Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott on the slope of the Moon’s Hadley Delta, August 1, 1971.

The Silver Spur and Swann Ridge formations on the Moon, August 1, 1971, photographed by Apollo 15 astronaut Jim Irwin.

The amazing women behind the Apollo 11 spacesuit. Clip from the NASA documentary Moonwalk One, 1971.

Paul Lehr cover art for Nebula Award Stories Four, 1971.