Category: 1973

Atmospheric Technology, June 1973, published by the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Cover art by Howard Crosslen.

Comet Kohoutek made its closest approach to Earth on this day in 1973.

The Atlantic coast of Mauritania, photographed from the Skylab space station on this day in 1973.

Rudolf Sieber-Lonati cover art for Silber Grusel-Krimi, #58, 1973.

Rudolf Sieber-Lonati cover art for Silber Grusel-Krimi, #56, 1973.

Rudolf Sieber-Lonati cover art for Silber Grusel-Krimi, #52, 1973.

Fantastic Planet, 1973, directed by René Laloux.

1973 NASA art by Rick Guidice visualizes the idea of a Pioneer probe using Jupiter’s gravity to slingshot itself toward the outer planets and beyond.

1973 NASA concept art by Paul Fjeld pictures astronaut Pete Conrad working outside the Skylab space station.

Space shuttle concept art, 1973.