I just can’t get over this stunner of a landing photo by Bill Ingalls (who always has the stunning shots, to be sure.) Go here to download the full-res image.
Archives for November 2016
Long-time readers likely have picked up on my penchant for Soviet spaceflight (especially the ill-fated Buran), and retro-future concept artwork. And here they are! Two great tastes that taste great together. Not a new article, but definitely one worth revisiting,
What happens when a watchmaker and a pen-maker get together? Not priced for the faint of heart ($19,900), the Astrograph pen is made in collaboration between watchmaker MB&F, and pen maker Caran d’Ache:
“…the MB&F Astrograph is [a] … “working” rocket ship comprised of nearly 100 expertly machined, lacquered, and hand-finished components, complete with thruster engines, and landing fins that can be lowered at the flip of a switch.”
— A Blog To Watch
Read all about it (and see many more gorgeous photographs) at the official MB&F site.