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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.

Garbage Men of the Future (1989)

This image is from Isaac Asimov's book Space Garbage, published in 1989 as part of the Library of the Universe series. The caption to the image appears below.

Low orbits are the most littered with space junk. Perhaps one day orbiting "garbage collectors" will be used to clean up these trash-filled orbits.

The Comfort of the Paleo-Future

Alcohol Unknown in 2022 (1923)