Sunday, February 28, 2010

Robert McCall Dies at 90

Robert McCall's Orion Leaving Space Station became the iconic poster art for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. reports that space artist Robert McCall died Friday at age 90.

McCall was the Norman Rockwell of the Space Age. His six-story The Space Mural — A Cosmic View is part of the Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. He also did the poster art for 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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