Kliper spacecraft rockets

Kliper spacecraft rockets

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Caption: Kliper spacecraft rockets. Announced in 2004 as part of the Russian space program, the Kliper (also called Clipper) spacecraft has been designed to replace the Soyuz spacecraft. It can carry up to six people, and is lifted into orbit on top of a rocket booster stage (not seen). The final boost into orbit is provided by eight rear rockets (six seen here, two at lower right). When it returns from orbit, two small wings (one at lower left) allow it to glide through the atmosphere and land like NASA's space shuttle. The Kliper spacecraft has been designed by RKK Energia. It is scheduled to launch in 2010-11. Photographed at the 2005 MAKS Airshow, Zhukovsky, Russia.

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