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GE Snap-27 on Apollo 12 Mission

Mars Polar Outpost

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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

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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

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Dyna-Soar (Titan III), The New York Times, Major Feature 1962
Feb 15, 2007 // // New York Times Major Features of Scarfo Art

In October of 1962, I received an assignment from The New York Times to do a spread on the Dyna-Soar (X-20) project. At that time the first flight was planned for mid-1965. It never came about and the whole project was cancelled in July 1966. Below is the article from The Times and the images I produced.

“In about mid-1965, the U.S. Air Force will put a Dyna-Soar in orbit. Also known as the X-20, the DYNA-SOAR is pegged to research outer space.

The Dyna-Soar glider without its transition sections and other jettison portions is approximately 35 ft. long with a 20 ft. wingspan, and stands about 8 ft. high.

Dyna-Soar’s main landing gear will resemble wire brushes mounted on skis, and a retractable nose gear, resembling a shallow dishpan. The X-20 will glide to earth from outer space in a relatively easy manner with more than 30 minutes allowed for heat dissipation, which means that the pilot will experience no higher gravity loads than he would in landing a commercial jetliner.

In late 1964, under the DYNA-SOAR II phase, the first of two unmanned space gliders will be launched into orbit by the Titan III booster from Cape Canaveral. The spacecraft will be flown through several orbits by inertial guidance and radioed command from the earth.

The landings of these two unmanned flights will be made at Edwards Air Force Base.

Some of the follow-on programs being studied for the Dyna-Soar include future mission as orbital bombers, reconnaissance craft, as satellite interceptors and destroyers, and as maintenance and supply craft as well as space patrol ships for space stations.

At present the Dyna-Soar is restricted by the Department of Defense as a research program, but it provides the future versatility needed as a space defense system for this country’s survival in the future space age.

On the pages are visualization by G.E. Art Director Roy Scarfo, on how the Dyna-Soar flight may proceed and some possible missions the X-20 will perform.”

All images Copyrighted 2007 Roy Scarfo

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