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(Professor) Sol Dember

Electrostatic ion-powered five-man spacecraft passing over Mars’ moon Phobos on the way to Mars. One of two “scout cars” will land on the tiny moon and rendezvous with the ship later.

Mars: Planet for Conquest
by Erik Bergaust
G.P Putnam’s Sons, 1967

Image source: Numbers Station

Moon Town

Lockheed’s Extended Lunar Operations was an extensive lunar base development program that would (after Ranger, Surveyor, and Apollo) have begun with the delivery of ELO modules by Saturn C-5s in 1969, an interim lunar exploratory base constructed in mid 1971 and a permanent base complete by 1975.

Image credit: Lockheed

Image source: Mike Acs