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Offline Michel Van

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #345 on: August 28, 2016, 12:53:37 am »
A couple of NASA Shuttle Low Speed Wind Tunnel tests at LTV
VAHF images

very interesting, they study low speed aerodynamics during landing
note on first picture the model has canard wings near cockpit.
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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #346 on: September 12, 2016, 11:52:53 am »
Interesting image among those recently posted by the San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) on their Flickr photostream.  It appears to be a re-purposing of their VSX (S-3) proposal mock-up as a nominal "Space Shuttle" cockpit.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/29523927802/

Here's a link to the Convair VSX images in the same photostream for comparison:
http://www.flickr.com/search/?sort=interestingness-desc&safe_search=1&text=vsxproposal&view_all=1
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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #347 on: September 12, 2016, 06:42:03 pm »
San Diego Air & Space Museum (SDASM) has also recently posted additional photos of the Convair/General Dynamics B9U fly-back booster cockpit mock-up that was examined by the likes of Buzz Aldrin, Jim Lovell, Hank Hartsfield, Thomas Stafford, Gordon Fullerton, and others. Spare for Fullerton and Hartsfield (who recently passed), it would be interesting to learn from any of the others what their thoughts were about the B9U concept.

Here's a link to the B9U mock-up photos and illustrations posted within the SDASM's collection at Flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/search/?sort=date-taken-desc&safe_search=1&tags=b9u&user_id=49487266%40N07&view_all=1

And here are some of the B9U-related photos recently posted:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/29012961263/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/29555929101/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sdasmarchives/29523147702/

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #348 on: November 30, 2016, 07:48:55 am »
Seller states this is a hypersonic passenger jet but it looks more like an early shuttle design to me.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aviation-collectibles-/122247728829?hash=item1c76884ebd:g:BCkAAOSwB09YPek8

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #349 on: November 30, 2016, 08:15:20 am »
That earlier Shuttle Design from Rockwell/Convair

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #350 on: January 30, 2017, 05:21:26 am »
We still like this stuff.

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #351 on: February 28, 2017, 05:11:44 am »
Hi,

did we send it here before ?.

http://p-d-m.livejournal.com/502215.html

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« Reply #352 on: August 24, 2017, 08:01:11 am »
Did we send this pictures before ?.

http://spaceflighthistory.blogspot.com.eg/2017/02/

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #353 on: August 24, 2017, 08:01:56 am »
And;

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #354 on: August 24, 2017, 10:54:49 am »
Nice model pictures, Hesham, sure was a sport-looking concept.

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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #355 on: August 24, 2017, 02:51:23 pm »
Thank you Moose.


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Re: US Space Shuttle Projects
« Reply #358 on: September 24, 2017, 10:56:39 am »
Great find.  Thanks.

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