Above: Scenes from Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott, 1982 It’s now November 2019, the time frame in which Ridley Scott’s classic science fiction/noir film Blade Runner takes place. Released in the pre-futuristic days of 1982, the film follows Harrison Ford as a policeman whose job of hunting down and killing trespassing replicants – short-lived genetically engineered artificial humans built for off-world use only – makes for some grisly fun. And the immersive visual art direction done with practical effects […]
A view from inside Kennedy Space Center’s Vehicle Assembly Building looking out the open doors of High Bay #4. Discovery sits in silhouette while beyond, under Discovery’s wing at right, can be seen Atlantis waiting to enter the Orbiter Processing Facility in March 2012. Click to relive the retirement of the Space Shuttle Program.