Venture Star

X-33 at Astronautix

Image credit: NASA

Image source: NASA DFRC

Mission Profile

Shuttle Program at Astronautix

Image credit; McDonnell Douglas

Image source: Mike Acs

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

Image source: Numbers Station

Gemini by Gorsuch

GEMINI spacecraft orbits Earth after launched into space by an Air Force TITAN II launch vehicle. The two-man vehicle could be headed for a rendezvous attempt with another spacecraft or it could be on an extended flight of a week or more giving the crew experience in flight through outer space.

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

Gemini at Astronautix

Image credit: Martin

Image source: Numbers Station

Space-Age Station

A spaceport and supply rocket designed by the Martin Marietta Corporation in mid-air in this scene from the Hall of Science space show. In such a port, astronauts may orbit for half a year.

New York World’s Fair 1964/1965
Official Souvenir Book
Time Life, 1964

X-24 at Astronautix

Image credit: Martin Marietta

Image source: Numbers Station

Aldebaran

Space World

April 1965, VOL. B-4.18

Helios at Atomic Rockets

Image credit: Space World

Image source: Numbers Station

Cover Art

Orbiting Stations: Stopovers to Space Travel
Irwin Stambler
G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1965

X-24 at Astronautix

Image credit: Martin Marietta

Image source: Numbers Station

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