A Cultural History
Its a very cool kitOne of these was just up on ebay in oct totally mint with a start bid of usd 625.00,no takers tho`http://www.ebay.com/itm/351199168605There were two other kits in the series,a sea lab and a prehistoric kit,also eldon had a toy line of billy blastoff astronaut toyshttp://thumbs.worthpoint.com/MixG8-PIZ2MoDxY1pyegKZi6u2M=/400x0/images/images2/1/0611/10/1_4294992295bceeddc46e136c9f56554e.jpg
I knew about the other two sets but that Billy Blastoff is a bit special. An ugly looking toy but the range of vehicles and sets is impressive. I feel a blog post coming on.
Yes,he looks like his mother took a dose of thalidomide
it base on Prototype of space suits and probes the little robot was proposal for Prospector moon rover programhttp://cyberneticzoo.com/walking-machines/1961-rca-dumbo-moon-walker-american/the Suit based on ILC SPD-143 training suit it's odd how much of those prototype design for apollo end as Toys.
Cheers for that Michel, I think I need to look into the NASA prototypes a bit more. There's a blog post or two in them, I'm sure
The Transit or Theodolite on a stick should be held straight up.He wouldn't be looking thru it at that position.
You just know the antenna pole was originally for a flag.