Wednesday, April 6, 2016

1950 Garrett Corporation - Crashing The Unknown

Before our external hard drive went kaput, a bunch of my Sci-fi files had been loaded onto the laptop and I've been able to use these to come up with some more posts. here's a scan of a cool Nifty '50s space advertisement for the AiResearch Division of The Garrett Corporation, Los Angeles. This classic illustration is from the noted artist Chesley Bonestell. Enjoy! Opa Fritz and Oma Bettina


  1. Just discovered and bought a Viking Press masterpiece from 1953: ACROSS THE SPACE FRONTIER, illustrated by Bonestell, Fred Freeman and ROFL Kelp. As edited by Cornelius THE LONGEST DAY Ryan, the essays by Von Brain, Ley, Whipple it al are eerily prescient ...

    1. I'm gonna have to check that out. My book buying has really slowed down this past couple of years but I still pick up a book here and there. Thanx for the tip!!