Category: 1980s

Spanish lobby card for Blade Runner, 1982.

Spanish lobby card for Blade Runner, 1982.

2010, aka 2010: The Year We Make Contact, arri…

2010, aka 2010: The Year We Make Contact, arrived in theaters on this day in 1984.

Sally Ride in a T-38 jet at Ellington Air Forc…

Sally Ride in a T-38 jet at Ellington Air Force Base near NASA Johnson, June 15, 1983. (NASA)

Lovely Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 p…

Lovely Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe on August 17, 1989.

Beautiful false-color image of Neptune, observ…

Beautiful false-color image of Neptune, observed by Voyager 2 in 1989.

(NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

“Spirit of the Challenge” by Carol…

“Spirit of the Challenge” by Carol Kucera, 1983, commissioned for the NASA Art Program.

Cray supercomputers at Lawrence Livermore Nati…

Cray supercomputers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, circa 1984.

Tom Jung poster concept for The Empire Strikes…

Tom Jung poster concept for The Empire Strikes Back, 1980.

1981 Hungarian poster for Message from Space, …

1981 Hungarian poster for Message from Space, designed by Herpai Zoltán.

Publicity still for Black Moon Rising (1986)

Publicity still for Black Moon Rising (1986)