space race

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    1963 Apollo

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    1962 lunar lander

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    USAF Lunex Spacecraft (1958)

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    Soviet Space Elevator (1970)

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    4/ 1965 Russian magazine TECHNICA MOLODEZHI Towards cosmic world Soviet space
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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...
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    The art of NASA
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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.
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    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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    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:
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    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.
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    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: :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.
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    Luna 4
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    Able-1 / Able-2 (Thor-Able moonshot project)

    From the ever interesting Scott Manley: View: Able-2 of course was later retroactively renamed to Pioneer 1.
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    1963 Grumman LEM

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    Disney-von Braun XR-1 spaceplane

    Disney-von Braun XR-1 spaceplane
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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...