Sci-Fi Dad

An excited father-to-be contemplates the near – and distant – future.

Sci-Fi-Dad-01As a young father-to-be I used to daydream about the things that were science fiction in my lifetime but might become science fact in my son’s lifetime: manned flight to Mars, moon bases and space stations, cell regeneration, teleportation…

The main part of this collage is a 2-page spread from a 1950s book imagining what men might find when they land on the moon. Turns out they’d find that canvas spacesuits weren’t warm or safe, and there definitely weren’t huge chunks of petrified wood littering the moon’s surface.

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