Space Travel by Wires In The Walls, via Flickr

"Adventure In Space: Space Travel" by Willy Ley; 1958 General Mills/Simon & Schuster - illustrated by John Polgren

1953 space station / rocket ship / space age / atomic age / #retrofuturism / vintage future / outer space

What the heck are these people doing? Apparently this is a 1953 space ship?

Peter Elson

For me this piece of sci fi art remains the best overall rendition of Robert A. Heinlein's written description of the powered armor suits worn by his Mobile Infantry from Starship Troopers the novel.

1967 U.S.S.R.  robot traffic controller takes two youngsters across a busy street

weirdvintage: “This robot normally appeared in a local Russian circus, but he was turned into a traffic controller as a stunt by his owner, Oleg Sokol, in 1967 (via Corbis) ”

Tutte le dimensioni |fantastic vintage science fiction art | Flickr – Condivisione di foto!

Some of the paperback science fiction anthologies featured very memorable art, like this intense planetary exploration scene from "Operation Future" (ed. by Groff Conklin,

Future space soldier?

American Science Fiction Magazine, featuring “Way of the Gods” a novella by Henry Kuttner.

Inspiration for space station K7

Possible inspiration for space station featured in the STAR TREK episode, "The Trouble with Tribbles"?