Tag Archives: Aviation

1973: First Strike in Space

On December 28, 1973, the crew of Skylab 4 went on strike, shutting off radio communications with NASA ground control to protest their grueling working conditions. The three astronauts—Gerald Carr, William Pogue, and Edward Gibson—left Earth on November 16, 1973, … Continue reading

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1927: A Dawn Flight

Frederick Judd Waugh: A Dawn Flight; I guessed at the date.

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1929: From a Paris Plane

Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson: From a Paris Plane (1929)

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1915: Art Smith

A timed exposure of stunt pilot Art Smith flying his biplane over the Battleship Oregon, 1915. (source)

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1964: For Want of Stairs

Jess: “…For Want of Stairs…”: Salvages V (1964/1974)

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1939: Before the Parachute Opens

Tullio Crali: Before the Parachute Opens (1939)

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1910: Dirigible

Léon Spilliaert: Dirigible in a Hangar (1910)

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