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1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - Back Cover

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - July

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - May

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - March

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - February

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - October

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - September

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - June

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - August

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - January

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - December

1961-62 US Army Sketch Calendar - November

1961 US Army Sketch Calendar - Cover

GE Snap-27 on Apollo 12 Mission

Mars Polar Outpost

Mars Orbiting City

Mars Subsurface City

Mars Metropolis

Mars Early Subsurface Outpost

Mars Trip Characteristics from "The Mars Exploration Chart"

Mission Profile from "The Mars Exploration Chart"

Mars Physical Data from "The Mars Exploration Chart"

Mercator's Projection of Mars from "The Mars Exploration Chart"

Mars Globe from "The Mars Exploration Chart"

Major Parameters of Exploration from

Mars Exploration from "The Mars Exploration Chart"

Mariner IV Photographs from "The Mars Exploration Chart"

The Mars Exploration Chart

Aerospace Management Magazine, 1971, Vol 6, No 1

Aerospace Management Magazine, 1969, Vol 4, No 1

Aerospace Management Magazine, Spring 1966, Vol 1, No 1

Aerospace Management Magazine, Summer 1966, Vol 1, No 1

Launch Sequence, Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962

Titan III, Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962

Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962

Landing Pattern, Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962

Re-Entry, Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962

Interceptor, Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962

Reconnaissance, Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962

International Association of Astronomical Artists

America's Astronauts -

Introducing Father Ralph Hartman

Safe Down, Man on Moon NYT 1962

Homing Flight, Man on Moon, NYT 1962

Moonwork, Man on Moon, NYT 1962

Soft Touchdown, Man on Moon, NYT 1962

Slow Approach, Man on Moon, NYT 2006

Space Life, Man on Moon, NYT 1962

Join-up, Man on Moon, NYT 1962

Man on the Moon, New York Times March 4, 1962

Man Steps Out -Setup, 1964

Man Steps Out - Upkeep, 1964

Man Steps Out - Spacemen at Work, 1964

When Man Steps Into Space

Grandma Moses

Chesley Bonestell

Space Station Article for The New York Times 1962

Space Station Components 1962

Space Station Observatory 1962

Space Station in Action 1962

Space Station Join-Up 1962

Space Station Rendezvous 1962

Space Station Training Base 1962

Space Station Repairs 1962

Space Station Service Stop 1962

Advanced Lunar City

Closed-Cycle Societies

Improvements in Man

Importance of Space Flight

Civilizations in Space

Science and Religion in Space

Mechanism of Resurrection

Becoming a Space Artist

About Dandridge Cole

Predicting the Future

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Chesley Bonestell
May 10, 2006 // // People

I have always been a fan of Chesley Bonestell. Not too long after GE opened its Space Technology Center in Valley Forge, PA, I thought about having an exhibit of Chesley Bonestell’s work. Approximately 20,000 people were employed by the Space Center, over 6,000 were engineers and scientists. It was the largest space center in the world that was owned and operated by private industry for space research and development. We had a large beautiful lobby at the Center and every day while walking through it, I thought how beautiful these walls would be covered with Chesley Bonestell’s paintings.

I contacted Chesley and Hulda, his wife, in reference to having an exhibit of his work at the Center. They were receptive, and I made a trip out to Berkeley, CA, and met with them.

Chesley was in his 80’s. We had several meetings that weekend and made arrangements for exhibiting his paintings. To my surprise and pleasure Chesley was familiar with my work. Here was the Master of Space Art paying me compliments!

The exhibit was a huge success. Thousands saw the exhibit.

After that we remained in contact with one another for years. Every year Hulda would send a Christmas card keeping us informed on how and what Chesley was doing.

After Chesley and Hulda moved to Carmel, my wife Carol and I made a trip out to see them. I believe Chesley was in his 90’s at that time. For the first time, Chesley took me to his studio. We went out the kitchen door onto a deck and up a flight of wooden steps. I can remember his easel with a painting sitting on it, but not what the painting was. We spent several hours in his studio with Chesley telling me of his experiences in the movie business and his work on the Golden Gate Bridge and the Chrysler Building as an architect. I remember file after file of 8 x 10 black and white stills of the movies he worked on. It was a memorable time and the last time I saw Chesley. He died on June 11, 1986, at the age of 98. Hulda continued to send Christmas cards and notes each year until she passed away.


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