Non-fiction children's space flight stuff 1945-1975.
Friday, March 4, 2011
Your Science World (1955)
Your Science World is a 1955 school textbook. It is one of many that were found in the schools post-WWII. In most of these books science was part of the curriculum but the focus varied between the science of rockets rather than the future of spaceflight.
However the rockets and space stations found in these books varied between the realistic and the theoretical.
What I especially like is this illustration of the space station on the blackboard. It gives me the idea that the children are encouraged to have knowledge that their parents didn't. Teaching them to master the possible future they would grow up in.