Agoraphobia, by Austin Kleon

Space is a big place.

Cosmic Flights

Space Station illustration, from Flight into Cosmic Space (1949)

Grand Soviet visions from 1949.

Space in 1938

1938 ... ride to the stars!

Don’t worry sir, the rocket exhaust will not hurt you. *cough*

Aircraft of Uranus

Aircraft of Uranus, photo by x-ray delta one

Said aircraft must be flown by clowns, apparently.

Is it a spaceship?

1958 ... Tom's gyroscope thingy!, image by x-ray delta one

Does it have bells? Do pet treats fall out of it? You decide!