Sunday, May 9, 2010

The Polyus

Polyus space battleship


Dick said...

Never seen this one. Good find.

R2K said...

No? It was a pretty crazy mission, launched on one of the most capable rockets ever built. The Energia should be purchased by NASA as a heavy lift launcher. I bet costs were less than a shuttle launch.

Imagine if, instead of this battleship, they launched a space telescope? The payload here would have handled something larger than the Hubble, in the 1980s!