Category: 1980s

Robotic sheep-shearing, as seen in “Robotics” by Tony Potter and Ivor Guild, published by Usborne, 1983.

Ron Miller concept art for Dune, 1984.

Tang commercial, 1985. He’s just a boy with a toy space shuttle and a dream. “Mom, you’re a great supply officer.”

TV spot for TRON, 1982.

Planet Mars, in a global view composed of 104 images captured by @nasa‘s Viking 1 orbiter on this day in 1980.

The Space Shuttle Columbia on Rogers Dry Lake at Edwards Air Force Base, April 14, 1981.

February 7, 1984: Bruce McCandless goes on an untethered walk in space.

The erupting Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. Photo by J.D. Griggs, January 31, 1984.


1982 poster for Revenge of the Jedi. Artwork by Drew Struzan.