Category: 1977

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols with Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas, March 4, 1977.

Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols in a shuttle simulator at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, March 4, 1977.

Cover art by Darrell Sweet for Have Space Suit—Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein, 1977 edition.

NASA designer Vic Vykukal demonstrates the AX-3 hard-shell spacesuit, 1977.

The Space Shuttle Enterprise arrives at Edwards Air Force Base in California on January 31, 1977. From Rockwell International’s assembly facility in Palmdale, it moved overland at 3 mph on a road rig with 90 wheels. (Edwards AFB)

From “Shore Leave on Pharogonesia” by Moebius, aka Jean Giraud, 1977.

All aboard the Horror Train!! – The cover for German pulp series Silber Grusel-Krimi, issue #162, 1977.

The Atari 2600, originally known as the Atari Video Computer System, hit the market on this day in 1977.

“The Mystery of the Pyramids” by Chris Foss, 1977.

Star Wars poster art by the Brothers Hildebrandt, Michelangelo Papuzza, Howard Chaykin, and Tom Chantrell. It premiered on this day in 1977.