4 This Is Where Highly Demanded Rocket Engines Are Made

This Is Where Highly Demanded Rocket Engines Are Made

Blogger zelenyikot visited the scientific-production association "Energomash" to see the process of creation the most demanded and most powerful liquid rocket engines. It's exactly
where the engines for Soviet-Russian rockets "Soyuz" and "Proton" were made, for Soviet-Ukrainian "Zenit" and "Dnieper", for South Korean KSLV-1 and for American Atlas-5...
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2 On the Russian Rocket Launch Site

On the Russian Rocket Launch Site

Some interesting images from the rocket launch and
development site Kapustin Yar, located near Astrakhan,
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5 Tsar Rocket

Tsar Rocket

A super heavy rocket-carrier N-1 was also called "Tsar-rocket" because of its impressive dimensions. Its all-up weight is almost 2500 tons, its height - 110 meters. The goals it was created for were rather
big as well. It had to strengthen the defence of the country, improve scientific and economic programs, manned interplanetary transfer. However this rocket was never used as intended.
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4 Two Missiles, Two Fates

Two Missiles, Two Fates

A photo story of two missiles whose destiny was to become a monument and a museum exhibit. This one (on the picture
above), R-13, stands in Severomorsk, Russia. It's a Soviet liquid-fuelled single-stage ballistic missile.
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1 The Very Heart of the Rocket

The Very Heart of the Rocket

Many Soviet children used to dream about becoming cosmonauts. Or to be somehow related to cosmonautics. But today it's seldom like this. Nevertheless different new projects are still being worked on and people are simply unaware of them. Here is one of such
projects. RD-861K rocket engine has been developed based on RD-861 which was used for early modifications of the carrier rocket "Cyclone". Fire tests have been conducted since 2007. The engine is planned to be used for the third stage of "Cyclone-4".
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2 Space Rocket Monument In Moscow

Space Rocket Monument In Moscow

This is a copy of the space rocket "Vostok" ("East") located at the All Russia Exhibition Hall (VDNKH) in Moscow. The family of rockets "Vostok"
launched the first artificial satellite and the first manned spacecraft in human history. It was a subset of the R-7 family of rockets.
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8 Weapons of The Recent Past

Weapons of The Recent Past

Numerous interesting exhibits can be found in the internal yard of the Armed Forces Museum. Often visitors come
directly to the museum itself and miss this exposition nearby. Let us see what exhibits are shown there.
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2 The Museum Of The Strategic Missile Troops In Balabanovo-1

The Museum Of The Strategic Missile Troops In Balabanovo-1

Today we are going to visit the Academy of the Strategic Missile Troops of
the Russian Federation located in Balabanovo-1, the Kaluga Region.
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4 A Journey To A Rocket Plant

A Journey To A Rocket Plant

Would you like to enter the territory of a rocket plant hidden
deep in the forest? You will have such a chance today.
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14 Reaching The Stars In A Minute, Part 2

Reaching The Stars In A Minute, Part 2

Some pictures of a military launch area located in Plesetsk were shown in a previous post. Today we'll continue our journey along the place and see more of Soyuz-U rocket firing. Read more...

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