spacephotos.com Home page
DISCOUNT :     Ref D19 : ORBITAL STATIONS - 20 slides set                Ref CV8 : WRECKED SATELLITES                Ref D22 : THE EARTH - 28 slides set                Ref D10 : SPACE COLONIES OF THE FUTURE - 30 slides set                Ref T26S : Sky-Watcher 114/900                Ref SF1008 : Matte Black Fisher Space Pen with removable cap and Shuttle Emblem                Ref D02 : APOLLO 17 - 34 slides set                
 Our Picture Library
 Retailers space
 Our products
 Photo Prints
Fisher Space Pen
 Observation Instruments
   Telescopes
   Refractor Telescopes
   Binoculars
   Planetariums
 Posters
NASA Caps
 Slides
 Message to E.T.
 Wall Charts
 Post Cards
 Aviation Badges

 Products listing
 Our favourite links


*****************

 Quick Find
 
Advanced Search
 Newsletter



 
Unsubscribe
 Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Contact Us

PageRank
PageRank Actuel
 
Home »  Photo Prints » Astronauts - Astronauts training » S03258
 
Ref S03258 : Lunar Landing Research Vehicle in Flight
    



Select in the form below the print format
you would like to order

DIMENSIONS High Definition PRINT BACKLIT*
40 x 60 cm
15.7 x 23.6 inches
23.00 € 20.70 €
125.00 €
50 x 75 cm
19.7 x 29.5 inches
29.90 € 26.91 €
140.00 €
60 x 90 cm
23.6 x 35.4 inches
45.00 € 40.50 €
170.00 €
80 x 120 cm
31.5 x 47.2 inches
75.00 €
220.00 €
100 x 150 cm
39.4 x 59.1 inches
109.00 €
290.00 €

*Backlit is a translucent matter to apply in front of a neon light
Thème : Astronauts - Astronauts training

Description :

In this 1965 NASA Flight Research Center photograph the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) is shown at near maximum altitude over the south base at Edwards Air Force Base. Built of tubular aluminum like a giant four-legged bedstead, the vehicle was to simulate a lunar landing profile from around 1500 feet to the moon's surface. To do this, the LLRV had a General Electric CF- 700-2V turbofan engine mounted vertically in gimbals, with 4200 pounds of thrust. The engine, using JP-4 fuel, got the vehicle up to the test altitude and was then throttled back to support five-sixths of the vehicle's weight, simulating the reduced gravity of the moon. Two hydrogen-peroxide lift rockets with thrust that could be varied from 100 to 500 pounds handled the LLRV's rate of descent and horizontal translations. Sixteen smaller hydrogen-peroxide rockets, mounted in pairs, gave the pilot control in pitch, yaw, and roll. On the LLRV, in case of jet engine failure, six 500-pounds-of thrust rockets could be used by the pilot to carefully apply lift thrust during the rapid descent to hopefully achieve a controllable landing. The pilot's platform extended forward between two legs while an electronics platform, similarly located, extended rearward. The pilot had a zero-zero ejection seat that would lift him away to safety. Weight and balance design constraints were among the most challenging to meet for all phases of the program (design, development, operations).


 Customers who bought this product also purchased

Ref S00611 : The Earth seen from space

Ref T01899 : Arun River, Southeastern Nepal November 1994

Ref T02044 : Klyuchevskaya Volcano, Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia October 1994

Ref E325 : Aviation Badge

Ref E334 : Aviation Badge

Ref SF1007 : Shiny Chrome Plated Fisher Space Pen with removable cap and Shuttle Emblem

Ref T123GP-DM : Lunette FL 106/920

Ref ALE01 : The whole set of 38 Aviation Badges, Big, Average, Small models
 My account
 Create an account
 My Shopping Cart
Your Shopping Cart is Empty
 Languages        
 Tell A Friend
 
 Specials

Ref T28 : Sky-Watcher 114/1000

240.00 € - 210.00 €
 What's New?

Ref L99_N2 : HIGH LANDER visée à 45°

4,800.00 €
 Currencies
 Reviews
 Write a review on this product!
 Bestsellers

Ref T67GP : Lunette FLUORITE 106/920
3,541.00 €