apollo program

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    NASA and Apollo items coming to auction

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    Mike Collins has passed away... :(

    As said in the tin. Now Buzz Aldrin is all alone as the last Apollo 11 crew still standing. The way things go, no Apollo crew veteran will be left by 2024 to see a tentative return to the Moon...
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    1963 Grumman LEM

  4. Grey Havoc

    Non-carrier uses of Essex class carriers in their later years

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    New information Vought's project MALLAR and Apollo missions

  6. Triton

    Grumman Horizontal Landing Logistics Spacecraft proposals

    Grumman Horizontal Landing Logistics Spacecraft proposals found on eBay. Source: http://www.ebay.com/itm/GRUMMAN-PROPOSALS-HORIZONTAL-LANDING-LOGISTICS-SPACECRAFT-REENTRY-VEHICLE-DESIGN-/132212492362?hash=item1ec87a884a:g:FUUAAOSwcB5ZMDzz
  7. RyanC

    Rocket Engines, concepts, experiments (past/present/future)

    So I found an engine program which wasn't on Astronautix by randomly reading documents on the US Space & Rocket Center's digital archives at UAH. The document in question is: Launch Vehicle Engines Project Development Plan MA001-A50-2H (1 January 1967) And here's the link to download the...
  8. Johnbr

    Manned Venus Flyby: Apollo’s Hail Mary Pass

    Found this here. http://falsesteps.wordpress.com/2012/07/21/manned-venus-flyby/
  9. Graham1973

    Bell - Experimental Spacecraft RCS Thruster (1966)

    During the 1960's NASA looked at several possible improvements to the existing Block II Apollo's. One such study was by Bell and looked into a new design for RCS thrusters, which was theoretically scaleable from 5lb to 1000lb of thrust. Experimental auxiliary rocket engine, part I. Final report...
  10. Triton

    Westinghouse Moon Shelter concept 1965

    Westinghouse Moon Shelter concept drawing circa 1965 found on eBay. URL: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Press-Photo-1965-Concept-Drawing-Moon-Shelter-Astronauts-Moon-Stay-/160738182426?pt=Art_Photo_Images&hash=item256cbe051a
  11. Triton

    Apollo CSM-derived projects

    CSM Experiments Pallet Proposed modification of the Apollo Service Module to permit a variety of Earth/Lunar orbit experiments to be carried. One such experiment evolved into the Apollo Telescope Mount fitted to Skylab. In a more limited form, this modification saw light as the SIM bay on...
  12. Skybolt

    Alternate "Saturns" from 1960

    1963, like rightly Scott says on his blog (http://up-ship.com/blog/?p=2640 showing gorgeous COLOR graphics of early Martin post-Saturns), was a great year for space and future. But what we'd say of 1960 ? The companies were not only working with great plans for a rather far-off future, after...
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    Project Able ( Apollo + Sun Mirror )

    Hi everybody A sun-mirror to light up a battlefield ! http://www.orbiterwiki.org/wiki/Project_Apollo_for_Orbiter http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19790076663_1979076663.pdf http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19790076664_1979076664.pdf Many greetings
  14. Skybolt

    By solids to the Moon: all-solid JPL Nova proposal

    Just after President Kennedy May 1961 call for a lunar landing before the end of the decade, there was a lot of proposals for boosters capable to take a manned lander to the Moon: ever growing Saturns, and Novas built with the most diverse combination of stages, liquid, solid and nuclear. One of...
  15. boxkite

    Aero Spacelines and the "Saro Princess"

    At the beginning of 1964 an US scrap merchant has been bought the three Saro Princess flying-boats. Around this time Aero Spacelines planned to equip them with landing gear, bigger fuselage and jet engines to transport the largest parts of the Saturn rockets from inside USA to the launch pads...