space race

  1. Grey Havoc

    Soviet Space Elevator (1970)

    View: https://www.reddit.com/r/RetroFuturism/comments/p2mhzo/a_soviet_space_elevator_tekhnika_molodezhi_1970/
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    4/ 1965 Russian magazine TECHNICA MOLODEZHI Towards cosmic world Soviet space

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/133644904160?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item1f1ddb66e0:g:~vMAAOSwvO5gCv4X&amdata=enc%3AAQAGAAACkPYe5NmHp%252B2JMhMi7yxGiTJkPrKr5t53CooMSQt2orsSHYXPhGXR5uguexJBeHwfgZc8W0a3PuA432ZyYFOP59Vymbmb8RwWhAQmMMkTgohliFJ1yYBgCSJ4lb7%252BBO2YndFIO8Okcfl%252BN5fWHrzcPvLbW7CUpz5iP2mawXU1...
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    American projects of space stations in the 50s and atomic spacecraft in the 60s on the pages of Soviet magazines in the 50s and books in the 70s

    The Iron Curtain is a relative term. Did Stalin hate America? Passionate love is hate. Now all official Russia is very fond of the West and keeps money in Western offshores. Our country secretly adores America. A good example of this is these reprints in old Soviet magazines and books from...
  4. Antonio

    The art of NASA

    https://www.amazon.com/Art-NASA-Illustrations-That-Missions/dp/0760368074/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=the+art+of+nasa&qid=1627721658&sr=8-1
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    An amphibian veichle to recover the Mercury capsule

    I just found this picture in an old Italian magazine: The caption says it is a special amphibian veichle to recover the Mercury capsule. The picture was taken during an exercise, using a mockup of the Mercury, with the same dimensions and mass.
  6. K

    Soviet space dogs

    On this day in 1951, the Soviet Union launched the R-1 rocket into space with two dogs. The names of the dogs were Dezik and Cigan the flight lasted 20 minutes and the rocket reached an altitude of 110 km these were the first living beings to leave the earth
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    NASA and Apollo items coming to auction

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  8. archipeppe

    Sword and shield: defending against an American anti-satellite weapon during the Cold War

    A really interesting article appeared yesterday on TSR by our Dwayne A. Day: https://thespacereview.com/article/4192/1
  9. A

    Project NEPTUN - 1967 German RLV study

    Hi. Found on the bay a (yet undocumented here) 1967 report authored by H.H. Koelle (Institute of space Technology / Berlin Technical University). The "student" study report might bear some interest today. Enjoy. A.
  10. fightingirish

    Soviet space-to-space guided missile

    The Russian military has finally revealed the rocket-propelled grenade weapon system developed for the Almaz space station project in the 1970s. Links: http://www.russianspaceweb.com/almaz-shield2.html http://www.russianspaceweb.com/almaz_ops2.html :eek: :cool: View...
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    The 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic flight

    The 12th April is the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin being the first man in space. Here’s this weeks Archive on 4 about that historic trip. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000v24g
  12. Grey Havoc

    Luna 4

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

    Able-1 / Able-2 (Thor-Able moonshot project)

    From the ever interesting Scott Manley: View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iao41k81q90 Able-2 of course was later retroactively renamed to Pioneer 1.
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    1963 Grumman LEM

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    von Braun retriever rocket

    von Braun retriever rocket
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    Space Board Game Liftoff! 2.0

    Hi I really love this web site it has so much fantastic info on the hidden or forgotten space projects. Sadly, I don’t visit this website enough due to my projects. In 1989 I had my old boardgame Liftoff! Race to the Moon published; a simulation for four players with alternate proposed ways of...
  17. T

    USA ASAT merging Sparrow and Polaris

    In the document below, at page 23 there is the following sentence: "During the early 1960s, the U.S. Navy was also researching possible ASAT capabilities. Early efforts focused on matching a Navy Sparrow anti-aircraft missile with a Polaris Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) but these...
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    JPL "spare" planetary program, in the 70's.

    As said in the title... all the robotic planetary missions launched in the 70's left a spare spacecraft on the ground (and later, at the NASM aerospace museum). There were good reasons for that - providing spares - ground testing - backup in case of failures (Mariner 8...) Soooo ...by 1978...
  19. fightingirish

    The Right Stuff (TV series 2020)

    The Right Stuff is an upcoming American drama television series, which is based on the 1979 book of the same name by Tom Wolfe. It is set to premiere at the streaming service Disney+ on October 9th, 2020. First trailer: View: https://youtu.be/Og0htvEVqJQ This series might be good.:) But the...
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    Hubble Space Telescope

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