Science & Space :  The Official GrahamHancock.com forums
For all that is Scientifically related to Cosmology and Space. (NB: Please take discussions about UFOs, possible Alien contact, Crop-Circles, Alien Abductions, Planet-X and Niburu to the ‘Paranormal and Supernatural’ Message Board). 
Welcome! Log InRegister
The other day I found a story and photos explaining why the Russians never made it to the moon, OMG, I have never seen such a cluster "F". The main problem was they couldn't develop a rocket engine like our Saturn V booster because they didn't have the technology for liquid fuel engines. They relied on engines that mixed chemical oxidizers and chemical propellants which turned out to be very complicated systems that were very prone to failures. The booster they finally built was as big as the Saturn V. 12 boosters were built, 10 for testing 2 for actual missions to the moon. The boosters were designed with 33 engines around the outside and 6 engines in the center of the booster. #1 booster blew up in fine fashion. #2 blew to the tune of a nuclear bomb totally destroying the entire test area, but with resolve they rebuilt the facility and two years later booster #3 and booster #4 blew up in fine fashion as well. The Russians never tried again.

Options: ReplyQuote


Subject Views Written By Posted
Nasa's own Orbiters 1136 ldennyjr 14-Oct-18 22:00
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 121 Eddie Larry 15-Oct-18 04:24
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 109 ldennyjr 15-Oct-18 14:59
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 108 Eddie Larry 15-Oct-18 20:49
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 100 ldennyjr 15-Oct-18 21:11
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 103 Eddie Larry 15-Oct-18 21:51
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 101 ldennyjr 15-Oct-18 23:30
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 110 molder 15-Oct-18 23:46
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 105 Lost_In_Place 16-Oct-18 12:17
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 92 ldennyjr 16-Oct-18 16:33
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 96 Lost_In_Place 16-Oct-18 17:25
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 80 ldennyjr 16-Oct-18 21:41
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 87 Lost_In_Place 17-Oct-18 01:51
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 76 Eddie Larry 16-Oct-18 22:59
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 85 Lost_In_Place 17-Oct-18 01:49
SpaceX BFR Ship 94 Race Jackson 17-Oct-18 21:47
Re: SpaceX BFR Ship 114 Eddie Larry 17-Oct-18 23:45
Re: SpaceX BFR Ship 46 Archaic 23-Nov-18 23:31
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 75 ldennyjr 20-Nov-18 18:16
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 50 Archaic 23-Nov-18 23:30
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 51 ldennyjr 24-Nov-18 01:24
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 46 ldennyjr 28-Nov-18 23:04
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 49 ldennyjr 03-Dec-18 18:05
Re: Nasa's own Orbiters 44 ldennyjr 20-Dec-18 15:19


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.