Art by Pamela Lee
What if Batman and Spider-man would be back in 19th century
The Space City That Could Have Been, If Not For Wernher Von Braun
During the 1950s, Darrell C. Romick, a Goodyear Aircraft engineer and an early member of the American Rocket Society’s spaceflight committee, presented several visionary papers. He outlined a future world of ion propulsion, re-usable launch vehicles, manned lunar missions and permanently occupied orbital colonies
Maybe it’s the job of the guy sitting on this KC-130J Hercules, watching those two AV-8B Harriers getting closer and closer over Helmand province in Afghanistan on Decemeber 6, 2012. That guy is US Marine Corps Cpl Gregory Moore, a combat videographer. You get to fly anywhere and photograph everything from multiple perspectives — air, land and sea.
THÉVENOT, Melchisédec (1620-1692). The Art of Swimming. London: John Lever, 1764. 12° (160 x 95mm). Engraved frontispiece and 40 plates. (Last two plates and some other leaves torn, sometimes with minor loss, spotting.) Original paper wrappers, uncut (worn).
SECOND ENGLISH EDITION. The first edition was published posthumously in Paris in 1696 by Thomas Moette as L’Art de Nager (which is claimed, in the preface, to be ‘the first treatise of this kind that has ever appeared in the French Tongue’). It was followed by an English edition in 1699. EESTC T82745.