Category: 1979

Rick Sternbach concept art for a Dyson sphere …

Rick Sternbach concept art for a Dyson sphere under construction, published in Future Life, February 1979.

The airship of tomorrow (sort of), illustrated…

The airship of tomorrow (sort of), illustrated by David Egge in Future Life, December 1979.

H.R. Giger concept art for Alien, 1979.

H.R. Giger concept art for Alien, 1979.

Tom Skerritt in Alien (1979)

Tom Skerritt in Alien (1979)

Sigourney Weaver in Alien (1979)

Sigourney Weaver in Alien (1979)

TV spot for Disney’s The Black Hole, 1979.

TV spot for Disney’s The Black Hole, 1979.

Sigourney Weaver in a German lobby card for Al…

Sigourney Weaver in a German lobby card for Alien (1979)

Japanese poster for Alien, 1979.

Japanese poster for Alien, 1979.

Behold Callisto, moon of Jupiter, observed by …

Behold Callisto, moon of Jupiter, observed by the Voyager 1 space probe on March 6, 1979. Courtesy of the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

40 years ago today: Snapshots of Jupiter, take…

40 years ago today: Snapshots of Jupiter, taken by Voyager 1 on February 27, 1979.

(NASA)