The Collier's Space Flight Series

For the early part of the decade a series of stories featured in eight issues of Colliers, penned by the brightest rocket scientists of the day and brilliantly illustrated by Chesley Bonestell, sparked the imagination of the American public. For a summary of the Colliers series of articles concerning the possibilities of manned spaceflight, launch: The Ugly Spaceship.

Man Will Conquer Space Soon (March 22, 1952)

Man on the Moon/The Journey/Inside the Moon Ship (Oct 18, 1952)

(not featured on cover)
Man on the Moon/Inside the Lunar Base
(Oct 25, 1952)

World's First Space Suit (Feb 28, 1953)

(not featured on cover)
Testing the Men in Space
(March 7, 1953)

How Man Will Meet Emergency In Space Travel (March 14, 1953)

Baby Space Station (June 27, 1953)

Can We Get to Mars?/Is There Life on Mars? (April 30, 1954)

1 comment:

Orizet said...

Publishers du Rocher are preparing a book about the Hergé's inspiration

and would like to reproduce in the book the cover of Collier's revue of 18 october 1952.

Can you send us the image in hight resolution ( 300 dpi format A4) to


By thanking you for your help and waiting for you quick answer

Excuse my very bad english

Many thanks for your help
It’s Urgent

Helene Orizet

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