#HotelMars: Russians prep a big booster space tug for the moon and beyond. @RussianSpaceWeb Anatoly Zak. David Livingston, Spaceshow.com

Mar 07, 12:00 AM
Photo: Communists pave the way to the stars. The Soviet miniature sheet of 1964 displaying six historical firsts of the Soviet space program.
USSR Post - Original scanned and uploaded by Vizu from personal collection.

USSR miniature sheet of 1964, glossy version, Communists blaze the trail to stars.

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  • Created: 1964 (stamp)

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#HotelMars: Russians prep a big booster space tug for the moon and beyond. @RussianSpaceWeb Anatoly Zak. David Livingston, Spaceshow.com

http://www.russianspaceweb.com/protected/superheavy_rb.html

For the fourth stage of its super-heavy rocket, Roskosmos plans a powerful hydrogen-fueled space tug intended to send human missions into deep space. If ever built, it would be Russia's largest hydrogen booster since the Soviet-era Energia rocket. This page details its design features, possible flight profiles and touches upon technical challenges facing the project.