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Another Science Fiction

Friday, June 11, 2010

Megan Prelinger discusses aerospace industry ads from the golden age of science fiction—the 1950s and early 1960s—when the farthest reaches of imagination were fed by the technological breakthroughs of the postwar years. Her book Another Science Fiction presents nearly 200 entertaining, intriguing, and inspiring pieces of space-age eye candy.

Images from Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957-1962, by Megan Prelinger. Courtesy Blast Books.
Images from Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957-1962, by Megan Prelinger. Courtesy Blast Books.
Images from Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957-1962, by Megan Prelinger. Courtesy Blast Books.
Images from Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957-1962, by Megan Prelinger. Courtesy Blast Books.
Images from Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957-1962, by Megan Prelinger. Courtesy Blast Books.
Images from Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957-1962, by Megan Prelinger. Courtesy Blast Books.
Images from Another Science Fiction: Advertising the Space Race 1957-1962, by Megan Prelinger. Courtesy Blast Books.

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Comments [1]

Amy from Manhattan

Robots are better & safer for a lot of things, but there are some things only humans can do, like fixing the Hubble Space Telescope.

Jun. 11 2010 12:59 PM

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