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Mars Excursion Module

Our World in Space
Robert McCall & Isaac Asimov
New York Graphic Society, 1974

MEM at Astronautix

Image credit: Robert McCall

Image source: Numbers Station

 McAir Space Base

Exploring Tomorrow in Space
Thomas Becker
Sterling, 1972

Space Base at Astronautix

Image credit: McDonnel Douglas

mage source: Numbers Station

Horizon

Scientists differ on whether sites should be underground in a lunar crater or “ocean” or if they should be blasted out of the sides of mountains.

The Next Fifty Years On The Moon
by Erik Bergaust
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1974

Project Horizon at Astronautix

Image credit: US Army

Image source: Numbers Station

First-Stage Lunar Base

First-stage lunar base. This is the type of shelter proposed for the construction crew responsible for building permanent quarters.

The Next Fifty Years On The Moon
by Erik Bergaust
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1974

LESA at Astronautix

Image credit: Boeing

Image source: Numbers Station

Lunar Base by J.J. Olson

A combine of three lunar shelters provides adequate quarters for a construction of eighteen men. It will take many years to complete a major moon colony for 100 or more men-and women.

The Next Fifty Years On The Moon
by Erik Bergaust
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1974

LESA at Astronautix

Image credit: Boeing

Image source: Numbers Station

Developing The Moon

Our World in Space
Robert McCall & Isaac Asimov
New York Graphic Society, 1974

Lunar Flyers at Astronautix

Image credit: Robert McCall

Image source: Numbers Station

MDC A by Robert McCall

Our World in Space
Robert McCall & Isaac Asimov
New York Graphic Society, 1974

McDAC A Alternate at Astronautix

Image credit: Robert McCall

Image source: Mike Acs

Teleoperated Robots

Exploring Tomorrow in Space
Thomas Becker
Sterling, 1972

Nimbus at Astronautix

Image credit: General Electric

Image source: Numbers Station

Booster Separation

Exploring Tomorrow in Space
Thomas Becker
Sterling, 1972

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit: Grumman

Image source: Numbers Station

Shuttle Into Space

Shuttle Into Space
G. Harry Stine
Follett, 1978

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit: North American Rockwell

Image source: Numbers Station

Nuclear Shuttle

Our World in Space
Robert McCall & Isaac Asimov
New York Graphic Society, 1974

Image credit: Robert McCall

Image source: Numbers Station