spacephotos.com Home page
DISCOUNT :     Ref PP011 : Uranus - Voyager 2                Ref ALCV01 : The set of the 4 Video                Ref L88N : PERL MIYAUCHI 20x30x77 cherch. 3x12 visée 45°                Ref CV3 : COLUMBIA                Ref PP650 : Saturn - Voyager 1                Ref ALD01 : The whole set of 16 sets of slides at a very interesting price                Ref SF1008 : Matte Black Fisher Space Pen with removable cap and Shuttle Emblem                
 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 S00417 : Astronaut working on the Moon. The Earth is in background. Apollo 17

Ref S00557 : Bruce Mac Candless on MMU. Challenger

Ref S03403 : Apollo 11-Astronaut Edwin E.'Buzz' Aldrin Jr., Lunar Module pilot

Ref C001 : CAP WITH THE NASA LOGO

Ref X124 : - Galaxy type Sb

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

Ref T26 : Sky-Watcher 114/900

Ref C302 : TELESCOPE CELESTRON NEXSTAR 80 GO-TO
 My account
 Create an account
 My Shopping Cart
Your Shopping Cart is Empty
 Languages        
 Tell A Friend
 
 Specials

Ref E332 : Aviation Badge

5.90 € - 5.00 €
 What's New?

Ref C504 : Lunette Celestron C6R Go-To

1,600.00 €
 Currencies
 Reviews
 Write a review on this product!
 Bestsellers

Ref C890 : CELESTRON G 8
1,895.00 €