Category: vintage

1957 space card from Topps.

1957 space card from Topps.

Sounds in Space, 1958, RCA Victor.

Sounds in Space, 1958, RCA Victor.

(via)

Fantastic Frank R. Paul art on the cover of Wo…

Fantastic Frank R. Paul art on the cover of Wonder Stories Quarterly, Fall 1930.

John Schoenherr illustrates Frank Herbert’s “T…

John Schoenherr illustrates Frank Herbert’s “The Prophet of Dune” on the cover of Analog, March 1965.

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Incredible Shrinking Man…

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Incredible Shrinking Man premiered in New York City on February 22, 1957.

Hail, Gismo the Great!! Behold a robot created…

Hail, Gismo the Great!! Behold a robot created for a 1957 Southern California science fair. 

(USC Digital Library)

X-ray skeleton of a mummy in a General Electri…

X-ray skeleton of a mummy in a General Electric exhibit at the New York World’s Fair, 1939-1940.

(New York Public Library)

A wonderful photo of a smiling John Glenn prio…

A wonderful photo of a smiling John Glenn prior to being launched into space on February 20, 1962.

(San Diego Air & Space Museum)

10… 9… 8… – On February 20, 1962, an Atlas roc…

10… 9… 8… – On February 20, 1962, an Atlas rocket blasts off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying Mercury astronaut John Glenn into history as the first American to orbit the Earth.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Danish-American creature fea…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Danish-American creature feature Reptilicus premiered in Denmark on February 20, 1961.