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Offline Archibald

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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #15 on: April 16, 2008, 06:52:55 am »
I plan to use a side-view of the capsule and graft it onto the ATV profile I've found of the web.
This would give a 28 tons European TKS / Big Gemini - like spacecraft...

If I could manage to do the work (of drawing the BAe capsule), for sure I will also manage to produce a 3 views of a modified ATV topped by the BAe capsule anyway.

In any case I'm also preparing a presentation regarding the outstanding Big Gemini, stay tuned.....  ;)

You're welcome (on Big Gemini) ! I'm rather interested by this spacecraft (which become NASA workehorse in my alternate space timeline ;) )
About the Bae capsule I'm totally unable to draw something correctly (regrets...)

After 1997 and Ariane 5 early successes things were clear for ESA, Ariane 4 was for GTO transfers, but now two satellites had to be carried. So a 5 / 6 tons ton payload for GTO was too low. End of the game... (manned spacecraft has never been considered for Ariane 4)

Btw have you ever considering creating a website, or at least opening a thread on the CGI section of this board ?
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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #16 on: April 16, 2008, 07:04:41 am »
Thanks for the Excalibur picture, flateric

has some one picture of
the internal layout of BAe Multirole Capsule ?


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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #17 on: April 18, 2008, 10:42:27 am »
Quote
(I remember that Marcus Lindroos website had some more, not so much anyway, infos...too bad that the site in no more online....),

Bloody Wikipedia still mention the link... (I put it here even if dead, you never know maybe it will resurrect one day thanks to Internet Archive...)
http://web.abo.fi/~mlindroo/Station/Slides/sld072.htm




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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #18 on: April 18, 2008, 10:49:09 am »
I *had* whole Marcus site downloaded ... it was on that HDD that went to daisies...dddamn...still trying to remember what was lost...and every new discovery makes me feel worse...
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stealth, more than a few of them truly technically ignorant and proud of it." Sherm Mullin, Skunk Works

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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #19 on: April 18, 2008, 12:43:16 pm »
The only part of the site I downloaded five years ago was... "Introduction to future launch vehicle plans".

Mind you, it's the only part salvaged by the "Internet Archive"  >:( 


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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #20 on: April 22, 2008, 07:51:19 am »
Found the whole site again.

No more pics on the Multirole capsule.

BUT

The Viking ACRV of 1993 - 1995 is shown
http://web.archive.org/web/20010711004153/www.abo.fi/~mlindroo/Station/Slides/sld091.htm
So Archippepe, up for a Viking 3-view ?
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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2008, 04:30:03 am »
Archipeppe considering your gorgeous renderings of spacecrafts, are you up for a Bae Multirole Capsule 3-view ?

Sure!!

I need only some more reference pictures and/or drawings, the only I have is that one enclosed in the first post (I remember that Marcus Lindroos website had some more, not so much anyway, infos...too bad that the site in no more online....), and it is too little to start a "realistic" drawing.

Hello Archipeppe!

Ok, this is NOT the Bae Multirole capsule of 1987. this is the ESA Viking.
But at least this one has a nice cutaway!
 http://www.friends-partners.org/partners/mwade/graphics/a/acrv693.jpg

With such picture, do you feel up for a 3-view ? (please...)  :)
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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #22 on: May 23, 2008, 07:11:53 am »
Dear Archibald,

the drawing seems sufficient enough to realize a 3 views.

The bad news is that you have to wait (a little) because currently I'm very busy with other works.
The good news is that I'm BUSY with the BiG Gemini drawings that I've almost finished, and I'm confident to deliver an entire presentation, about this matter, in the next week.

So wait just a little.... ;)

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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #23 on: May 26, 2008, 02:42:50 am »
lol, sorry for the heavy insistance.

Now I'm Teased!

What variant of Big G do you plan ? the Titan or Saturn INT-20 ?

Cheers!
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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2008, 03:48:02 am »
lol, sorry for the heavy insistance.

Now I'm Teased!

What variant of Big G do you plan ? the Titan or Saturn INT-20 ?

Cheers!

Both of them....  ;)

P.S. Don't worry no tease at all! It's only that, usually, I have a sort of list of "things to come" and I've only to add your request.

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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #25 on: May 28, 2008, 01:52:53 am »
I'm a die-hard fan of Big Gemini for some months now.

Don't know if you ever heard of the "alternate history board" ? I'm posting lot of alt-history scenarios there, mainly about space.
Big G has an important role in many of these scenarios... as the ESA capsules!
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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #26 on: May 28, 2008, 03:21:14 am »
I'm a die-hard fan of Big Gemini for some months now.

Don't know if you ever heard of the "alternate history board" ? I'm posting lot of alt-history scenarios there, mainly about space.
Big G has an important role in many of these scenarios... as the ESA capsules!

Absolutely!!
I know the board and I also know that the good Michel Van is active as well....
Personally I judge the Big G one of the best occasion lost by NASA all over his history.
Undoubtely it could be still in service, if in far 1969 Nixon decided to go on with Big G (both USAF and NASA versions) instead, or in parallel, with Space Shuttle.

Imagine a post-ASTP scenario in which a Big G docks with Salyut 6 or 7 space stations, amazing...no???

Now I must come back to my drawing I'm ending my work on "Big Gemini Landing Profile" right now...  ;)

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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #27 on: May 28, 2008, 08:50:05 am »
Yup. Big G / Skylab B / TKS docked togethers... drop me a mail if you're interested...
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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #28 on: June 30, 2010, 12:58:35 pm »
Spaceflight Vol.29 1987

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Re: BAe Multirole Capsule 1987
« Reply #29 on: April 26, 2015, 11:54:15 am »
Has anyone seen what the expected turn around time would have been between missions for this?