1975 Tip Top Bread : Sunblest Space Shot

1975 Tip Top Bread : Sunblest Space Shot #1 - Sputnik I

The Sunblest Space Shot card series was distributed in 1975 by Tip Top Bakeries in Australia. One card was included with each loaf of Sunblest Bread from Tip Top. The British Trade Card Index reference is T14-5B. Each card measures approximately 2.17 x 3.25 inches (55 x 82.5 mm).

The 20-card illustrated series depicts the history of space exploration from Sputnik 1 to the Pioneer 11 probe. Sunblest Space Shot includes illustrations of Yuri Gagarin, John Glenn, and Ed White. The Apollo XI illustration is based on a photograph of Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin taken by Neal Armstrong.

1975 Tip Top Bread : Sunblest Space Shot #4 - Mercury VI

The "Woman in Space" illustration features a female astronaut performing an Extravehicular Activity (EVA). The first woman to perform an EVA was Svetlana Savitskaya on July 25, 1984.

Sunblest Space Shot
1 Sputnik I
2 Lunik II
3 Vostok I
4 Mercury VI
5 Telstar
6 Gemini IV
7 Apollo XI
8 Mariner IX
9 Skylab
10 Pioneer XI
11 Rocket in his Rocket
12 The Southern Cross
13 Scorpio, The Scorpion
14 Orion
Clue Card / Key Card
15 Woman in Space
16 The Apollo Spacecraft
17 Space Repairs
18 The Soyuz Spacecraft
19 Sunbest Space Shake
20 Walking in Space