Friday, June 22, 2012

Antonov An-225 Mriya with MAKS spacecraft





Thanks readers for the prompt info!  I was not able to translate the page below with google, but it must have more info:

MAKS

4 comments:

Unknown said...

yes, its an AN-225 .. iirc, the shuttle on its back was a soviet desgin, roughly contemporary with the orginal HOTOL design

Unknown said...

This looks like the MAKS spacecraft.

http://www.astronautix.com/craft/makbiter.htm

I didn't know that the prototype actually did captured flights. Thank You for the picture.

High Power Rocketry said...

Hey thanks for the info! I had no idea if this was real or not, but I recognized the jet.

Daniel Marín said...

It's an Antonov An-225 Mriya with a MAKS spacecraft. The image was created by Vadim Lukashevich, author of the site www.buran.ru.

More info on MAKS:
http://www.buran.ru/htm/maxmain.htm