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Future Spaceship

An artist’s conception of a future spaceship. The sleek vehicle is powered by nuclear rockets. In this picture we see members of the crew making observations over the east coast of the the U.S.

The Next Fifty Years in Space
by Erik Bergaust
Macmillan, 1964

Image credit: Martin

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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