Michał Turkowski

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Did the Soviets Actually Build a Better Space Shuttle? - Popular Mechanics

Buran and Space Shuttle. Buran (snow storm) flew only once, powered into orbit by the Energia. Unlike the NASA orbiter which had main engines on the orbiter itself in addition to the SRB's, the Buran received all of its boost into space from the Energia.

Astronauts aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis took this photograph of Soviet space station Mir over New Zealand as Atlantis approached Mir prior to docking on March 23rd, 1996.

Vertige / vertigo / la chute / the fall / Astronauts aboard Space Shuttle Atlantis took this photograph of Soviet space station Mir over New Zealand as Atlantis approached Mir prior to docking on March

The Mercury Redstone. This one carried Alan Shepard into sub-orbit space on May 5th, 1961. On a personal note, this is, in my opinion, the most beautiful rocket NASA ever launched.

~ The Launch of Mercury-Redstone~ (NASA, Marshall, Archive, On May Alan Shepard Jr. became the first American in space when Freedom 7 was launched by a Mercury-Redstone rocket developed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Assembling the Space Shuttle Atlantis for Mission STS-79, on August 1, 1996, at the NASA Vehicular Assembly Building (VAB).

Assembling the Space Shuttle Atlantis for Mission on August at the NASA Vehicular Assembly Building (VAB).

Space shuttle Endeavour's main engines and solid rocket boosters burst to life lifting the shuttle from Launch Pad 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Endeavour began its final flight, the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.

Space Shuttle Launch into space - I was in Orlando, Fl in 1980 when the shuttle launched. Talk about making the Earth move!

Nasa History & Science

A celebration of the history of the manned space program, space exploration, and science. ***Disclaimer***This page is not associated with NASA. I'm just a fan of the space program.

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During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survive.

♥ Greenwich Workshop (Wilson Hurley) -  I wish all the rockets were in the service of peace.. ♥

♥ The first Space Shuttle launch. It is distinguishable by the white external tank. It was determined that the white paint added weight needed for fuel and paylods.