Category: space age

Ed Emshwiller cover art for The Magazine of Fa…

Ed Emshwiller cover art for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1953.

ON THIS DAY: Delivering a shiny Atlas missile …

ON THIS DAY: Delivering a shiny Atlas missile to Walker Air Force Base in New Mexico, June 16, 1962.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

The Gemini 9 capsule over the Pacific Ocean, J…

The Gemini 9 capsule over the Pacific Ocean, June 5, 1966. Photo by spacewalker Gene Cernan.

Science-Fantasy, summer 1950, featuring a stor…

Science-Fantasy, summer 1950, featuring a story by Arthur C. Clarke, cover art by Powell.

Diagram of a spacesuit, illustrated in a midce…

Diagram of a spacesuit, illustrated in a midcentury cigarette card from the collection of @nypl.

(NYPL)

Looking inside a future space station, illustr…

Looking inside a future space station, illustrated by František Škoda in To Other Planets by Pavel Klushantsev, 1962. 

Alex Schomburg cover art of Fantastic Universe…

Alex Schomburg cover art of Fantastic Universe, July 1954.

Magazine advert for the astronautics division …

Magazine advert for the astronautics division of Convair/General Dynamics published in Missiles and Rockets, September 22, 1958.

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov and cosmona…

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov.

Soviet space art by Nikolai Kolchitsky, 1954.

Soviet space art by Nikolai Kolchitsky, 1954.