A Fleet of Atomic-Electric Space Ships Embark For Mars, 1957

Earlier this week we showed you the wonderful “cosmic soap opera” from Disney’s “Mars and Beyond” television show from 1957. This much more serious clip shows what a future expedition to Mars might look like. The spaceships (conceptualized by Ernst Stuhlinger and Werner von Braun) were 500 feet in diameter and powered… » 6/13/08 10:29am 6/13/08 10:29am