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Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

02:02:13 -- PICTURES OF THE WEEK: From February 1952, Life Magaazine article on the progress of military aviation in the first half of the 20th century (full-size article available through the library portal at general interest articles 1952).

Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

Picture of the Week

02:16:09 -- PICTURES OF THE WEEK: Beginning in March 1952 and continuing through April 1954, Collier's Magazine carried a series of eight lengthy in-depth features on space exploration authored by world-class experts of the time. Werner von Braun was one such expert, and drew concept sketches (bottom three pictures) for the use of Collier's illustrators for the series (top picture).

Picture of the Week

02:23:13 -- PICTURE OF THE WEEK: Depiction of a "space walk" in the March 1952 edition of Collier's Magazine. The caption read "Tied to space station so he won't float away, spaceman wears radio and oxygen supply on back of pressurized suit, gets propulsion from portable rocket motor. Actual helmet will have dark glass to ward off dangerous ultraviolet rays; artist made it light to show face". Exactly thirteen years later, in March 1965, cosmonaut Alexei Leonov became the first human to live the dream -- not from a space station as depicted above, but from a space capsule. Twenty-four seconds of that historic achievement can be seen here.

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1939 World's Fair Visitors Entering the Perisphere

Whether you need some serious styling for your walls at home or work or are on the lookout to give someone a special gift they'll treasure, you support the work of Saturday Night Uforia whenever you shop for great posters from from any link at this site -- any, each, and every time you start your shopping from here. You still get the same great deal as your friends and family, but a little will come our way as a thanks from And you'll have the extra satisfaction of directly supporting the work of Saturday Night Uforia while treating yourself or friends to something special... like these great images celebrating the history of space exploration (you can even have them mounted, laminated, or framed). Just click on the pic for a larger version...

Model of 170 Passenger TU-114, in Soviet Pavilion, Brussels World's Fair

Brussels Fair Spiral

Model of Russian Satellite Sputnik I on Display at the Soviet Pavilion at Expo '58

Painter on Walls of Philips Electrical Co. Exhibit at Expo '58

World's Fair Locomotive

Atomium Brussels

Space Satellite Exhibit and Statue of Nikolai Lenin in Soviet Pavilion, at Expo '58

Auto Exhibit in the Soviet Pavilion at Expo '58

Bobsled Ride at New York World's Fair

Fountains Surrounding Unisphere at New York World's Fair Closing Day

Trylon and Perisphere at New York World's Fair

Statue of Man and Horses Being Lit from Behind at New York World's Fair

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