Category: space

March 4, 1977: Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols wi…

March 4, 1977: Star Trek’s Nichelle Nichols with Apollo 12 moonwalker Alan Bean at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Texas.

TV spot for Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1…

TV spot for Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

Gazing at Mars from the surface of Deimos, pai…

Gazing at Mars from the surface of Deimos, painted by Lucien Rudaux, Chesley Bonestell, Ron Miller, and Nikolai Kolchitsky.

“Space: Biologists Future” by Mari…

“Space: Biologists Future” by Maria Sotnikova, Russia, age 14.

(NASA)

Gas stations in space.

Gas stations in space.

TV spot for Voyage of the Rock Aliens, 1984. T…

TV spot for Voyage of the Rock Aliens, 1984. The cast is kind of amazing: Pia Zadora, Craig Sheffer, Ruth Gordon, Jermaine Jackson, and Michael Berryman, aka the guy from The Hills Have Eyes.

High Energy Astronomy Observatory 1.

High Energy Astronomy Observatory 1.

TV spot for Alien (1979)

TV spot for Alien (1979)

An “astrolab” positioned within th…

An “astrolab” positioned within the rings of Saturn, illustrated by Angus McKie in “Spacecraft 2000 to 2100 AD,” 1978.

(University of Nebraska Libraries)

(University of Nebraska Libraries)