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The future we used to have, part 7

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It’s nearly the end of 2011, so imagine a 2012 that might have looked a bit like this…

Homes

The remarkable Volcano House - see http://www.archithings.net

The remarkable Volcano House - see http://www.archithings.net

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University

A Titan missile complex - see http://www.titan2icbm.org

Thomy Lafon School, New Orleans

Planes

Bartini Beriev VVA-14

Bartini Beriev VVA-14

Breguet 731 Bellatrix (from xplanes.tumblr.com)

Convair YF-107

Mars

Russian Mars mission spacecraft (from astronomy.neatherd.org)

NASA Mars Mission (1989, Les Bossinas of NASA Lewis Research Center)

One thought on “The future we used to have, part 7

  1. Wish 2012 would look that way, at least as far as a mission to Mars.

    I actually like these retro designs. The visions folks had of the future back then have an interesting aesthetic.

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