The latest work of my friend Davide Sivolella an aeronautical engineer and a skilled author, who lives in England. If you want to learn about never realized Space Shuttle versions, this is the right book...
Hello from Russia.
A rare diagram of the space station of the British Interplanetary Society from the book 1959 Project Satellite. Kenneth W. Gatland
This is the first futuristic scheme in Dr. Gatland's books.
All information about this umbrella https://www.bis-space.com/technical-projects/...
The Russian military has finally revealed the rocket-propelled grenade weapon system developed for the Almaz space station project in the 1970s.
I`ve bumped into some interesting article and I wanna share it with you and hear your thoughts about that project. The world`s first space hotel is slated to open in 2027 . Orbital Assembly Corporation, the group behind Voyager Station, has announced plans to begin building the hotel in low...
First commercial module to be docked to ISS. Eventually they will separate from ISS once a power module is launched to form the Axiom Station.
Another new NASA project based on the NextSTEP program.
Obviously Bigelow will make this a "must win" effort. Hopefully, someone will have an artificial G proposal. Or maybe Bigelow can steal an old...
A BELLCOMM, INC. studie from July 23, 1968
by E. D. Marion J. A. Schelke
they proposed an smaller Space Station concept against Skylab (and MOL)!
Modules launch by Titan IIIM, with modified Gemini B capsule
the module are 17 ft long and 15ft ø weight 21,200 to 12,100 lb
Power system a 3 kw...
Why USAF not consider to use Apollo hardware for MOL?
The military-spy station could be launched by Saturn IB ,or more large, by Saturn V.
A MOL-Skylab type of station would be the advantage to be reusable for more that one mission.
Instead of Gemini-B,the crew could be on Apollo capsule (with...
There's a press release at http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j_VvXu5YSgMA1ABk0cR3fKt9ccdgD9IHK1V04?docId=D9IHK1V04 about a proposed new space station for space tourists. First part of the press release is:
There's more information at...
Well, question may seem idiotic, but really - why all we see so few photos (not talking of many hi-reses) from three Skylab manned missions - I mean those that were taken in space? You can look through NASAImages with keyword 'Skylab' to make your own opinion.
Warning - my question has nothing...
Apollo Telescope Mount 01, "Stellar ATM" (Space World magazine, June 1972 (vol I-6-102), "Lunar Module Derivatives for Future Space Missions," pp.58)
Apollo Telescope Mount 02 (Kenneth Gatland, "The Pocket Encyclopedia of Spaceflight in Color: Manned Spacecraft," 1967, p.230)
One alternative, at $3.5 billion per year, eliminated NERVA and stopped production of Saturn V and Apollo spacecraft. This option, however, would maintain a vigorous program in piloted flight, featuring Skylab with three visits as well as six additional...