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Monster Soyuz by Rockwell ?

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It should be only a proposal, did some times ago.

Essentially it is a stretched Soyuz service module, topped by two flanked Soyuz Re-entry modules, also topped by a TKS-VA module (perhaps with double entry hatches in the heatshield).

Frankly I really don't understand the real use for this odd configuration.... ???
 

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It's an image from patent - not a fiction, but just one of weird preliminary ideas from Energiya (not Rockwell) according to Igor Afanasyev. Nothing serious to give it attention.
 

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archipeppe said:
Frankly I really don't understand the real use for this odd configuration.... ???

To save full ISS crew using existing hardware as much as possible, of course.
 

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flateric said:
archipeppe said:
Frankly I really don't understand the real use for this odd configuration.... ???

To save full ISS crew using existing hardware as much as possible, of course.

Oh...Ok Flat, now I understand.
This is one of several ISS-emergency-systems elaborated in the last years...
 

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