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Offline pavel

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Soviet project of a scientific lunar tank in 1956.
« on: October 12, 2017, 03:58:45 am »
I write correctly - a tank? In old Soviet magazines of the late Stalin period and early Khrushchev I saw an interesting project of a lunar scientific tank. But - in Russian. Literary Russian language you will not understand. But tonight I downloaded a very interesting book. This is an Indian book of the early sixties. It is published in Delhi. "Sputniks breaking into cosmos (space)". The last part of this book is about the project of the Soviet lunar tank. The whole book is in English. But its content is the Soviet space program and projects.

The material from this book is about the lunar tank project and the cover of the book I'm giving below on the tables. Table 1 - the project of the lunar Soviet tank. Table 2 - cover of the Indian book.

It's unique! This is a Soviet, Russian book, it was published by the Soviet Embassy in Delhi in English. I just looked at the title page and saw. Where can I find it in Russian? I do not remember the year. These are the Soviet magazines "Science and Life (Наука и жизнь)" and "Knowledge-Power (Знание-сила)". Years 1951 - 1957. These magazines are on Russian sites on the Internet.

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Offline hesham

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Re: Soviet project of a scientific lunar tank in 1956.
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 05:55:19 am »
Very nice my dear Pavel.

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Re: Soviet project of a scientific lunar tank in 1956.
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 08:13:01 am »
Articles about the lunar tank in Russian in old Soviet magazines. On Russian sites. The author of the project is engineer Yuri Khlebtsevich.

http://www.plam.ru/actcosm/puteshestvija_v_kosmos/p9.php

https://www.nkj.ru/archive/articles/21686/

http://epizodsspace.airbase.ru/bibl/tm/1956/5/put-na-lunu.html

http://epizodsspace.airbase.ru/bibl/n_i_j/1957/8/polet-na-veneru.html

The fourth article is the Soviet project of a scientific tank for the planet Venus! The figure below is a Soviet scientific tank project for the planet Venus from this article!
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Offline AeroFranz

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Re: Soviet project of a scientific lunar tank in 1956.
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 02:48:13 pm »
Maybe this was the inspiration for the exploration tank in the Tintin graphic novels "Objectif Lune" and "On a marche sur la lune". These are quite popular in the french-speaking parts of the world.
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