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No Shortage of Dreams

The story of spaceflight told through missions and programs that did not happen - that is, the great majority of them.

  • By David S. F. Portree

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Year starting Posts
2020 9
2021 6
2022 10
2023 7
2024 0

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Most recent posts

Apollo-Soyuz II (1974)
Image credit: NASA.The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP) had its origins in talks aimed at developing a common U.S./Soviet docking system for space rescue. The concept of a common docking system was first put forward in …
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Testing Shuttle Manipulator Arms During Earth-Orbital Apollo Missions (1971-1972)
In this drawing by NASA engineer Caldwell Johnson, twin human-like Space Shuttle robot arms with human-like hands deploy from the Apollo Command and Service Module (CSM) Scientific Instrument Module (SIM) Bay to grip the derelict …
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Viking on the Moons of Mars (1972)
Phobos, the inner moon of Mars, as imaged by the Viking 1 Orbiter. Viking images of Deimos, Mars's outer moon, can be found at the bottom of this post. Image credit: NASA.In June 1972, NASA …
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