Soviet Salyut 7.

Salyut 7 (Russian space station was in orbit from April 1982 to February photographed from Soyuz a Russian spacecraft.

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The colossal Energia rocket was a Soviet heavy lift vehicle; the rocket had the capacity to place about 100 tonnes in Low Earth orbit. Work on the Energia system began in 1976 after the decision was made to cancel the unsuccessful N1 moon rocket. The Energia was first test-launched on 15 May 1987. The payload was the Polyus spacecraft, a prototype orbital weapons platform designed to destroy SDI satellites with a megawatt carbon-dioxide laser, unfortunately it failed to reach orbit and…

The colossal Energia rocket was a Soviet heavy lift vehicle; the rocket had the capacity to place about 100 tonnes in Low Earth orbit. Work on the Energia system began in 1976 after the decision was made to cancel the unsuccessful N1 moon rocket. The Energia was first test-launched on 15 May 1987. The payload was the Polyus spacecraft, a prototype orbital weapons platform designed to destroy SDI satellites with a megawatt carbon-dioxide laser, unfortunately it failed to reach orbit and…

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USSR superheavy launcher Energia with “Polyus”, space combat laser station.

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective | Ars Technica An N1 on its transporter, preparing for roll-out to the launch pad.

Apollo 11 turns 45: A lunar landing anniversary retrospective

Rocket was a Soviet Unions Moon Rocket. Its counterpart was American the Saturn-V. First stage had 30 Rocket Engines.

At 2:30pm EST on December 4, 1965, Gemini 7 blasts off from Cape Canaveral, carrying astronauts Frank Borman and Jim Lovell into space for a mission that lasted 13 days, 18 hours, 35 minutes. (Please note this posted to the minute!!) (NASA)

The Gemini VII spacecraft carrying astronauts Frank Borman command pilot and James A. pilot was successfully launched by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from Pad 19 at Cape Canaveral FL. Image Date: December 4 1965

Angara-1.2PP space rocket getting refueled at Russia’s Plesetsk Cosmodrome. The test launch of an Angara space rocket automatically aborted due to “technical issues,” Russian officials said. While the second attempt is scheduled for Saturday, President Putin has ordered the reasons for the launch failure be detailed in one hour.

The test launch of an Angara space rocket automatically aborted due to “technical issues,” Russian officials said. While the second attempt is scheduled for Saturday, President Putin has ordered the reasons for the launch failure be detailed in one hour.

S73-27666 (May-June 1973) --- A close-up view of the Soyuz spacecraft which was part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project exhibit at the 30th International Aeronautics and Space Exhibition held May 24 -- June 3, 1973 at the Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. The ASTP exhibit was co-sponsored by the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

S73-27666 (May-June 1973) --- A close-up view of the Soyuz spacecraft which was part of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project exhibit at the 30th International Aeronautics and Space Exhibition held May 24 -- June 3, 1973 at the Le Bourget Airport in Paris, France. The ASTP exhibit was co-sponsored by the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

New Shepard Spacecraft. Made by Blue Origin, a company started by Jeff Bezos (Amazon Founder). The 2-part vehicle has a propulsion section that inserts a crew capsule into sub-orbital space, then lands vertically under it's own power. The capsule returns to earth via parachute. No expensive ocean recoveries.

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