Paul Rossi, Illustrator’s design for a rocket and spacecraft to Mars, 1960

Paul Rossi, Illustrator’s design for a rocket and spacecraft to Mars, 1960

400.00

Martin Marietta, Denver, engineers
Vintage gelatin silver print, 20.2 x 25.4 cm
Stamp numbered MBX00189 on verso, caption sheet

[Caption] Heading for Mars - an Air Force spaceship (foreground), accompanied by a tanker, moves through interplanetary space toward Mars in this concept by a Martin Company advanced design illustrator. In this phase of flight, propulsion is supplied by a series of ion engines. Launch from Earth would have used chemical or nuclear boosters. 

Condition: very light creasing to corners, otherwise mint

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