Travel to the moon in prefab super-rocket

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27 Januari 1954, Dreaming of a flight to the moon.

Zurich. Three English aerospace experts have submitted a plan for journeys to the moon in a prefabricated super-rocket, which should be assembled in the sky. Their plan, emphasizes that known and unknown difficulties remain as great as never before. The rocket, designed by Alan Dixon, Kenneth Gatland and Anthony Kunesch, from London, will have a crew of three members, the rocket will reach a height of 800 km. and circle the Earth around the equator.

Cosmic radiation so high that human life is impossible

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3 Juli 1958, Cosmic radiation are so high that human life is not possible in space.

(From a medical worker) Our ancestors lived in a quieter time than we do. What are the characteristics of the unrest of the time in which we live? everyone is in a hurry, nobody has time, while the greater speed should give us more time. Then there is the noise that engulfs us and many people can not even live without it anymore. All of this makes us admire the adaptability of the human organism.

what is going on with the sun

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27 August 1950, Color change of the sun caused panic.

The last three days the sun has caused twice panic due to strange behaviors, says Reuter. The sun changed, at least it appeared that way, color. Last Sunday she had a purple tint in North America and on Tuesday the sun looked sapphire blue was in northern England

Rare audio conversation, Von Braun and Willy Ley

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9 June 1959, New York City and 23 June in Huntstville Alabama.

Two rare recordings of a conversation between German rocket scientists Wernher Von Braun and Willy Ley. Highlights of part one include the development of the German rocket programs before and during the second world war. In part two they speak about the US space program in the 1950's. Part one was recorded on the 9th of June 1959 in New York City, part two was recorded two weeks later at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama on the 23 June 1959.

Vanguard Satellites Jupiter C launch (Video)

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1958, Explorers Of Outer Space.

By Encyclopaedia Britannica. The basic principles of space exploration via satellites is discussed with the help of live photography and animated drawings. In November 1957 the Soviet Union launched their second Sputnik, much larger and heavier than the first one. America's first success in space came on January 31, 1958, when Explorer 1 was launched aboard an Army Jupiter-C missile. In February 1958 a second U.S. attempt to launch a Vanguard satellite failed.