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Welcome to the Paleofuture blog, where we explore past visions of the future. From flying cars and jetpacks to utopias and dystopias.

Space Station X-1 (circa 1955)

Space Station X-1 (circa 1955)

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The image above is from an insert in the Walt Disney Treasures - Tomorrowland: Disney in Space and Beyond DVD set. The image was used in Disneyland as the poster for the Space Station X-1 attraction.

Space Station X-1 invited Disneyland guests to circle the earth from fifty miles up for a satellite view of America.

You can learn more about Disney and the history of the future here.

Your Own Wireless Telephone (1910)

Robots Will Be Kings (1949)