The Science Fiction Alphabet – E

E is for Extratrestrial


is for Extraterrestrial

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Rand McNally Modern Space Map from 1959

A is for Atomic


colorful map of the solar system made by Rand McNally using the latest information available to science in the 1950’s


Included in the map is a table of the time it takes for light to travel from Earth to the Sun and other planets.

Your weight on other worlds.

And a spaceship time table.

While pretty, this map is not to scale.

For a map of the solar system that is to scale try this tediously accurate scale model of the solar system.