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I think I've finally settled on a way to color/texture the parts of Moonbound that are taking place in the 'past' (here's a scene from 1761 of Christopher Wren presenting his carved wooden globe of the Moon to King Charles II). I guess now that I've got it figured out, I should probably just chain myself to my drawing desk and start inking.

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Betty Skelton, Mercury Astronaut #7½

She was the first woman to undergo NASA's grueling battery of physical and psychological tests that were developed to select the Mercury astronauts in 1959. NASA administrators scoffed at the idea of a woman in space, despite medical research suggesting that females were better suited to the stresses of spaceflight.