Here is this week's unique picture from the Flight International spaceflight archive. Guess the make of the craft in the picture and the mission, or add an amusing caption, and find yourself to be the king(or queen) of all thing space.
AirSpace - more than just hot air
Ariane 5 + ESA "Viking" Crew Rescue Vehicle (mid' 90s study)
can't see it.
Is it just me?
rapier:Ariane 5 + ESA "Viking" Crew Rescue Vehicle (mid' 90s study)
Indeed Rapier you were right with this week's image of the week, here is a full explanation:
The picture shows a man-rated version of the EADS Astrium manufactured Ariane 5 rocket launching the Apollo capsule-like European Space Agency Crew Transport Vehicle. This study from the mid-1990s foresaw the CTV as a follow-on to the ESA's Atmospheric Re-entry Demonstrator mission.
Rapier adds to our list of space legends!!!