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  1. Grey Havoc

    Luna 4

    https://www.space.com/39251-on-this-day-in-space.html
  2. Grey Havoc

    Cosmos 954

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YN7ifFam1Fk View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lR-KyObLt0 View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drDPFs6j3U0
  3. athpilot

    Bartini and his Projects Vol. 4 by Konstantin Udalov and Marek Rys: Combat Ekranoplans

    Удалов К. Г., Рысь Марек Бартини и его проекты. Том 4. Боевые экранопланы. - Москва. 2021 г., 176 с. ISBN: 978-5-4465-3169-1 Hi! I had the opportunity to read Konstantin Udalovs latest book of his publication series about Bartinis work and designs (this is Vol. 4). This time he covers the...
  4. Grey Havoc

    Dmitry Donskoy Typhoon-class (Project 941 Akula) SSBN

    According to one of the coments in the reddit thread below, it is planned for her to shorty become a museum ship in Arkhangelsk. Anyone have any more details on this? View: https://www.reddit.com/r/WarshipPorn/comments/lz8z84/top_view_of_dmitry_donskoy_5198x2923/
  5. Grey Havoc

    COSPAS-S&RSAT

    https://earth.esa.int/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/c-missions/cospas https://cospas-sarsat.int/en/ https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/space/galileo/sar_en
  6. blackkite

    Bartini T-117

    Hi! Bartini T-117. https://coollib.com/b/290265/read
  7. T

    Did the German 3,7 cm Flak SK C/36 exist?

    I am currently researching the history of automatic cannon and their ammunition and would appreciate some help with an obscure German naval AA gun: the 3,7 cm Flak SK C/36. I have put down my thoughts on this almost unknown project as follows: The evidence in favour of its existence is as...
  8. Grey Havoc

    "The Polygon" - Semipalatinsk Test Site

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semipalatinsk_Test_Site https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Chagan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_Explosions_for_the_National_Economy
  9. Arjen

    Alexei Leonov has passed away

    First man to spacewalk, one of the five on the Soyuz-Apollo flight.
  10. Grey Havoc

    Program-2005 (Soviet Union)

    Came across a couple of documents that mentioned this abortive late 1980s/early 1990s plan for the future of the Soviet (civil) space program out to the year 2005. Included preparatory work & supporting projects, such as Mars '94 and a sample return mission in 1998, for the Mars Expedition...
  11. G

    Unknown Giant Soviet Transport Aircraft

    Hi! Just found this soviet beast. It was meant to have both wheeled and air cushion landing gear. The weight was around 700 tons. Does anybody know more about this giant?
  12. Meteorit

    X-30A COPPER CANYON and Tupolev Tu-2000A

    My 3D models of two comparable 1980s SSTO projects: This one is meant to represent the "Government baseline" vehicle that was the end result of the $5.5-million COPPER CANYON study program run in 1984-1985, and input for NASP Phase 2. It was scaled up somewhat from the initial "du Pont...
  13. overscan (PaulMM)

    Eurasia / Mukhamedov Integral-2010 & Vityaz-2000 (AKA "MiG I-2000")

    Seeing as there seems to be some confusion about these designs and we don't seem to have a topic - In 1992, Fatadin Mukhamedov registered two patents for aircraft designs, a high capacity airliner and a manouverable trainer/light fighter aircraft. In 1993, he was involved with Eurasia, one...
  14. Triton

    A-90 Orlyonok atop Antonov An-225

    Model of deployment concept of A-90 Orlyonok atop Antonov An-225 Mriya for rapid response search and rescue to disasters at sea or the arctic. Description: Source: http://www.ussr-airspace.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=28_39_49&products_id=1321
  15. Michel Van

    An-22PLO (nuclear powert ?)

    i found this on German Wikipedia An-22PLO in October 1965 experiments start for a nuclear power An-22 Build aircraft 01-06 was used for radiation shield test Build aircraft 01-07 had the Reactor on board in September 1972 01-07 began 23 test flights near Semipalatinsk under codename "Stork"...
  16. overscan (PaulMM)

    "Project 101": T-74 and rival 70s Soviet tank projects (Object 450, 480, 225, 226, 780)

    T-74 Designed in 1971 as the successor to the T-64 by Kharkov, however resistance from the army, the retirement of Morozov and the replacement of Andrei Gretchko as Minister of Defence by Dimitry Ustinov (who favoured the gas turbine powered T-80) ended this project. Kharkov continued to...
  17. hesham

    Aviaspetstrans Yamal amphibian

    Hi, http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1990/1990%20-%203106.html
  18. cluttonfred

    Land-based hovercraft

    The "hovertank" is a staple of science fiction novels and board games, yet in the real world fans and skirts never seem to have supplanted wheels or tracks. Does anyone have any projects or prototypes to share on proposed land-based hovercraft? Cheers, Matthew
  19. Triton

    Soviet Lunar Expeditionary Complex

    Can anyone recommend a good English source for information concerning Valentin Glusko's Lunar Expeditionary Complex beyond the Russian Space Web site and Astronautix, either books or websites? Does anyone have concept art they would be willing to share? I have been on the Buran web site. It's...
  20. hesham

    Yakovlev Yak-60

    Hi, the Yak-60 was a big helicopter project and it a tandem rotor,it would have used two Mi-6 rotors,each driven by a pairs of 6,500shp D-25VF engines, its rotor diameter 35m,length 46m and weight 42 tonnes. http://www.aviastar.org/helicopters_eng/yak-60.php
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