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An illustration by John Schoenherr for John Berryman’s novelette “The Trouble with Telstar.”Telstar 1 was the first communications satellite, and its cultural impact was huge.  Its distinctive shape was mirrored by the Mechonoids in Doctor Who.  Telstar also inspired the instrumental of the same name by the Tornados, which was arguable the first synthpop song.

An illustration by John Schoenherr for John Berryman’s novelette “The Trouble with Telstar.”

Telstar 1 was the first communications satellite, and its cultural impact was huge.  Its distinctive shape was mirrored by the Mechonoids in Doctor Who.  Telstar also inspired the instrumental of the same name by the Tornados, which was arguable the first synthpop song.

Aliens from a planet with high gravity rendered by John Schoenherr.  I have a much easier time finding pictures of low gravity aliens than high gravity ones.

Aliens from a planet with high gravity rendered by John Schoenherr.  I have a much easier time finding pictures of low gravity aliens than high gravity ones.

Those aren’t Wookiees, and that’s not Kashyyyk.  This painting by John Schoenherr appeared in the July 1975 issue of Analog, illustrating the novelette “And Seven Times Never Kill a Man” by George R. R. Martin.

Those aren’t Wookiees, and that’s not Kashyyyk.  This painting by John Schoenherr appeared in the July 1975 issue of Analog, illustrating the novelette “And Seven Times Never Kill a Man” by George R. R. Martin.