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This page shows the pictures used in the timeline, as well as fan art and other resources related to the timeline.


Images from the Timeline

The first R-6 missile is made ready at Tyuratam.

The first R-6 missile is made ready at Tyuratam, June 1958.

First launch of the R-6A “Luna” rocket, incorporating Mishin’s kerolox Blok-V upper stage, April 1961.

First launch of the R-6A “Luna” rocket, incorporating Mishin’s kerolox Blok-V upper stage, April 1961.

A replica of the Zarya-1 capsule that carried Gagarin into orbit.

A replica of the Zarya-1 capsule, seen here on display for the Cosmonautics Exhibition at the Moscow Polytechnic Museum in 1968.

Bill Dana’s Dynasoar ATV “Diana” is carried to altitude by a modified B-52 bomber for its first drop test.

Bill Dana’s Dynasoar ATV “Diana” is carried to altitude by a modified B-52 bomber for its first drop test, August 1963.

"Diana" lands at White Sands

“Diana” lands at White Sands after a successful test, 1963.

Early concept drawing for the Dynasoar Mk-II with the Dynasoar Experimental Lab.

Early concept drawing for the Dynasoar Mk-II with the Dynasoar Experimental Lab.

Atmospheric flight testing of the Orel Raketoplan spaceplane.

Atmospheric flight testing of the Orel Raketoplan spaceplane, May 1964.

Front page of the Toronto Telegram

The Toronto Telegram breaks the Arrow Scandal, 11th March 1964.

Zarya-4 commemorative stamp

A commemorative stamp celebrating the Zarya-4 mission, 1964.

Mercuty-6 from Mercury-7

Neil Armstrong’s Mercury-6 capsule “Orville”, taken by Al Perini in Mercury-7 “Wilbur” as the two spacecraft pass one another, 15th September 1964.

Jeffrey Hunter and Bill Cosby star in "The Far Frontier".

Marshall Winter and Ruk in a scene from the pilot episode of “The Far Frontier”, 1965.

Orel ready to launch on an R-200

An R-200 rocket carrying the Orel spaceplane stands ready for its first manned suborbital flight, Friday 10th September 1965.

DS-3 mission

Lift-off for the first manned suborbital flight for Dynasoar on a Minerva-10, 7th May 1966.

Photomontage of Valles Tsiolkovsky

Photomontage from the Soviet Mars-3 probe showing Valles Tsiolkovsky, Mars, June 1966.

DS-6 mission

Neil Armstrong ascends to space on the first orbital mission of Dynasoar, 10th November 1966.

Space Orphan

Remembering Edward Karski.

Paul McEnnis

Paul McEnnis becomes the first American to walk in space, 6th October 1967.

1970 State of the Union address

President Muskie announces his intention for American astronauts to undertake a voyage to the Moon, 22nd January 1970.

Dynasoar Experimental Lab

This photo, declassified in 2002, shows the DS-9 Dynasoar Experimental Lab shortly after the glider Thebe undocked, April 1968.

Mars-5 lander

A replica of the Mars-5 lander on display at London’s Science Museum, photo taken c.1972. In November 1969, Mars-5 became the first spacecraft to successfully land on another planet.

Zarya-10

Cosmonauts Gagarin and Leonov approach the Chasovoy-1 space station in their Zarya-10 spaceship, 25th March 1971.

Funeral of Yangel

Mikhail Kuzmich Yangel is buried in the Kremlin Wall, October 1971. For many years afterwards Yangel was publicly (if inaccurately) credited as the “Father of Soviet Cosmonautics”.

Europa Test Failure

A telescopic camera captures the failure of the Europa second stage separation during a test launch from Kourou, September 1967.

Safir-1 launch

Lift-off for Safir-1 (aka Kosmos-121) on an unmanned test flight around the Moon, January 1974.

Columbia-6

Columbia-6 prepares for lift-off, January 1976.

Gorky

An Arrow MR of the West German Marineflieger keeps an eye on the Soviet nuclear carrier Gorky as she undergoes sea trials in the Baltic in the late 1970s.

Columbia-6 splashdown

Splashdown for Columbia-6, the first manned flight around the Moon, 29th January 1976.

Safir-2

The Safir-2 mission flies past the Moon with cosmonauts Viktor Petrov and Juris Mēness, 23rd March 1976. Unlike the American Columbia-6 mission of two months earlier, Safir-2 did not enter lunar orbit, but rather looped back to Earth on a free-return trajectory.

Boeing Shuttlecraft

A marketing illustration of Boeing’s “Dynasoar-Plus” proposal for a future air-launched Shuttlecraft, c.1975.

Orel

An Orel spaceplane at the Central Air Force Museum in Monino.

Pathfinder-5

Pathfinder-5 deploys her solar sails, 1974.

VRS image

A radar image from the Venus Radar Surveyor probe, 1975.

An alternative view.

One of the less conventional interpretations of the VRS data…

Theseus

Europe’s Theseus rocket takes to the skies, March 1976.

Mayflower 1

Mayflower-1 makes the historic first fly-by of Jupiter, 31st January 1978.

The Clan Wars

Poster for The Clan Wars, 1977.

Chasovoy-3

Chasovoy-3 from the Dynasoar glider Thebe, 14th December 1981.

DS-34

Thebe from Chasovoy-3 on mission DS-34, 14th December 1981.

Chasovoy-Dynasoar

The Chasovoy-Dynasoar mission.

DS-34

Last of the Dynasoars. The glider Tara returns to Edwards AFB at the conclusion of mission DS-36, September 1982.


Resources

Orbit of ISZ-1, the first Soviet satellite.

First overflight of US territory by ISZ-1, Orbit 6, 19th January 1959.

Ground track of ISZ-1 over North America.

Ground Track of ISZ-1 over North America during Orbits 6-9 (right to left), 19th January 1959.

The route of Flt. Lt. John MacArthur’s U-2, showing the position of his shoot-down, 12th January, 1960.

The route of Flt. Lt. John MacArthur’s U-2, showing the position of his shoot-down, 12th January, 1960.

The centre of Berlin after the Crisis of 1961.

The centre of Berlin after the Crisis of 1961.

Tatyana Dmitrievna Kuznetsova, taken during training for her ill-fated Zarya mission (unmodified OTL photo).

Tatyana Dmitrievna Kuznetsova (unmodified OTL photo).

NACAA Logo

Logo of the National Advisory Council on Aeronautics and Astronautics.

ESLA logo

Logo of the European Space Launch Agency.


Fan Art

Pad technicians haul Tatyana Kuznetsova to safety after the failed Zarya-3 launch attempt.  Image by Michel Van.

Pad technicians haul Tatyana Kuznetsova to safety after the failed Zarya-3 launch attempt. Image by Michel Van.

"Perry Rhodan" and "Star Captain Rhodan"

On the left, a typical scene from the 1960s German “Perry Rhodan”. Rhodan fights on the battlefield to liberate the Maahks from the “Master of the Island”, the evil overlords of Andromeda galaxy. On the right, the US “Star Captain Rhodan” and his wife Thora, in Al Williamson style artwork. Image by Michel Van.

Star Captain Rhodan

A sample cover of Star Captain Rhodan. Artwork by Michel Van, modified by nixonshead

1980 Summer Olympics

The opening ceremony of the 1980 Moscow Olympics, featuring a live broadcast from the Chasovoy-3 space station. Image by Michel Van


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