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Retro-Futuristic, Sci-Fi, Space Fiction, From the paperback "Space Cadet" by Robert Heinlein by Vintage Cool 2, via Flickr

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1970s Space Station Concept Art that Inspired ELYSIUM

Toroidial Colonies In the 1970s, scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center conducted three different studies into how humanity might build colossal space colonies in the form of giant stations. See the wild ideas put to form in these vintage NASA artist illustrations. Here, an artist depicts the exterior view from one wheel-shaped space colony concept.

The Alba Clockwork - Shielded Alcubierre drive concept , Sergiu ikarus on ArtStation at http://www.artstation.com/artwork/the-alba-clockwork-shielded-alcubierre-drive-concept