Major Tom to Ground Control

Major Tom to Ground Control

 

Col. Chris Hadfield’s rendition of “Space Oddity”, by David Bowie.

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Space Colony Art from the 1970s

Space colony art from the '70s.
Space colony art from the ’70s. Credit: Rick Guidice/NASA Ames Research Center.

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Hand-colored photographs of Jerusalem and Palestine

A peasant spinning wool in an American Colony in Ramallah

A peasant spinning wool in an American Colony in Ramallah, 1919. Photographs like this one were taken by the photographers of the American Colony Photo Department,  in Jerusalem. Founded in the late 1890s, and its  staff photographers included Erik Lind, Lars Lind, Furman Baldwin, and G. Eric Matson. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.