Category: space age

Rudolph Belarski cover art for Orbit Science F…

Rudolph Belarski cover art for Orbit Science Fiction, September 1953.

Volcanism on Titan, moon of Saturn, illustrate…

Volcanism on Titan, moon of Saturn, illustrated by Kenneth Fagg for IF, July 1953.

“Within the Venusian atmosphere.” …

“Within the Venusian atmosphere.” Virgil Finlay illustration for The Complete Book of Space Travel, 1956.

French poster for Spaceman contre satellites (…

French poster for Spaceman contre satellites (1958)

Behold the Futura, a 1955 concept car from Lin…

Behold the Futura, a 1955 concept car from Lincoln. After making the rounds at car shows, it was later converted by custom-car legend George Barris into the iconic Batmobile for the 1960s TV series.

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Aliens by Johnny Bruck.

Aliens by Johnny Bruck.

Desperate spacemen, illustrated by Johnny Bruc…

Desperate spacemen, illustrated by Johnny Bruck.

Saturn as seen from Titan, painted by Chesley …

Saturn as seen from Titan, painted by Chesley Bonestell, 1948.

“Fasten your seat belts, fellows. Get those sp…

“Fasten your seat belts, fellows. Get those space helmets clamped to your heads and hang on tight, because we’re taking off this morning on a wonderful trip to outer space.” Read on…

A future spacecraft surveys an alien world whe…

A future spacecraft surveys an alien world where massive crystals and bacterial mists flourish in the alternating light of two suns. Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov on a 1963 postcard.