Space glove, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (Star City, Russian Federation)
Astronaut dressing room, where the Sokol spacesuits are stored, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (Star City, Russian Federation)
Pressurised Sokol suit by Soyuz training module, Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (Star City, Russian Federation)
Mobile gantry for the Vega launcher, seen from underneath, CSG-Europe’s Spaceport, Kourou (French Guiana)
Cabling used during testing of ESA’s BepiColombo spacecraft, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk (The Netherlands)
Columbus Training Simulator, ESA-EAC, Cologne (Germany)
Horn of acoustic test facility, IABG, Ottobrunn-Munich (Germany)
All images from the project The Rehearsal of Space & the Poetic Impossibility to Manage the Infinite, by Portuguese photographer and author Edgar Martins
previously: When Light Casts No Shadow
Original NASA publications from a recent auction of manuals, guidebooks, press kits, reports, brochures, etc at the Space Exploration Signature Auction 2013 by Heritage Auctions.
1954 photographs from the early U.S.’ space program. Taken by Life magazines’ staff photographer, Ralph Morse (1917). More [at] funnelme
Play this tune, click on images to enlarge it and if you want more click here. Don’t forget to recheck space classics 1, 2 & 3!
Works by some of the best sci-fi illustrators of 70ies and 80ies.
John Berkey was known for his rounded space-ship style, intricate detailing, but also for some early Star Wars posters. See John’s website here.
Continue reading “Space Classics 1/3 – John Berkey”
Gritty sci-fi urban fantasies by Edinbourgh’s Ian McQue.
An alternative reality or a post-apocalyptic future?
The name of the last ship suggests an hommage to a great artist and architect Lebbeus Woods.
Couldn’t have chosen better inspiration.