Science Fiction

Godzilla and A Trip to the Moon

MoPOP, Seattle’s Museum of Popular Culture, has a new batch of inductees into its Science Fiction + Fantasy Hall of Fame.

Travelers and film enthusiasts can be thrilled to look that A Trip to the Moon, the 1902 science fiction movie through George Méliès, is at the listing this yr.

The film takes concept from Jules Verne’s From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon. And it offers an early, fantastical, and relatively wacky observe what a go to to the moon is probably like.

Godzilla: World’s Worst Tourist

Godzilla, the “King of the Monsters,” and an instance of what no longer to do whilst visiting a new town, also gets the MoPOP nod this yr.

“Since this creature first waded ashore in 1954, it has captivated audiences internationally with its significant size, devastating power, and iconic layout,” says MoPop. And with 35 films and TV indicates, Godzilla is also represented in lots of souvenirs, which include toys, collectibles, comics, video games, novels, food, garb, and many more.

Nichelle Nichols and Sigourney Weaver are winners too

Another international tourist a number of the new inductees to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame at MoPOP is Nichelle Nichols. She is exceptional known for her groundbreaking position as Lt. Uhura on Star Trek.

Joining Nichols is Sigourney Weaver, whose roles in technological know-how fiction and delusion movies consist of the Alien franchise, Ghostbusters, Galaxy Quest, WALL-E, and the Avatar franchise.

We tour the Spaceways

I’ve were given my eyes on the skies this week for the 40th anniversary of the moon touchdown and the first steps at the moon.

Sadly, I received’t be capable of make it Wapakoneta, Ohio to see the World’s Largest Moon Pie

Wapakoneta - Moon Pie Mock up

But at the least I’ll be in Seattle on August fifteenth while the EMP (Experience Music Project) kicks off its most modern exhibition:    Spaced Out! The Final Frontier in Album Covers


117 space-themed report album covers released between 1940 and 1969—the dawn of the distance age— will be display.

Here are a few more cool samples:



The exhibition could be on view on the EMP via Jan. three, 2010.