• Created Date
  • 1962
  • Description
  • The Century 21 Exposition took place between April 21 and October 21, 1962 and is also known as the Seattle World's Fair."A simulated space journey is a highlight in the Ford Motor Company Pavilion … It is called 'An Adventure in Outer Space' and the trip, from 'blast-off' to return, takes 15 minutes. The traveler sees models of the earth, moon, Saturn, Mars, galaxies and man-made orbiting satellites from the comfort of a 100-passenger 'space ... more
    The Century 21 Exposition took place between April 21 and October 21, 1962 and is also known as the Seattle World's Fair."A simulated space journey is a highlight in the Ford Motor Company Pavilion … It is called 'An Adventure in Outer Space' and the trip, from 'blast-off' to return, takes 15 minutes. The traveler sees models of the earth, moon, Saturn, Mars, galaxies and man-made orbiting satellites from the comfort of a 100-passenger 'space craft' ... A stewardess makes a welcoming announcement and explains the realistic pre-flight sounds of fueling and cabin pressurization necessary for passenger comfort during the 'flight.' (Century 21 Exposition. (1962). Official Guide Book, Seattle World's Fair 1962. Seattle: Acme Publications. p. 45)Filed in: Seattle--Century 21--Ford Exhibit. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    8 x 10 in.
    Scanned from a photograph using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 120 dpi in JPEG for1mat at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2004