Planet Jupiter, observed by the Juno probe on September 1, 2017.
Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed in the 1976 postcard set “Man in Space.” Here we see Americans and Soviets linked up in orbit during the Apollo-Soyuz mission.
1987 NASA concept art pictures an outpost on Mars. The Martian soil shields the astro-pioneers from solar radiation, and they can go without spacesuits in a pressurized habitat. Let’s not forget the greenhouse for, you know, growing food and stuff.
The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Cape Canaveral on August 27, 1985.
August 26, 1967 – The Apollo 4 rocket sits atop the crawler-transporter as it inches its way to Launch Complex 39 at the Kennedy Space Center. (NASA)