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"The Two Faces of the Atlas", Part II: John Glenn and Friendship 7 on Mercury Mission MA-6!

NASA's namesakes loved (and love) to be mythological and classical: an overview of the space flight programmes and spaceship names buzzes with gods and goddesses from classical Greek mythology. One god's name in particular stands out from [...]

Finally successful: Juno I/Explorer I, the first US satellite in orbit!

Pictures tell stories. This also applies to prestigious high-end aerospace products. The iconic images of the Juno launch vehicle and its Explorer satellite can serve as a good example. I would therefore like to begin this article with a [...]

Horizon Models 1/72 Mercury-Redstone

“I’m a hell of a lot cooler than you guys. Why don’t you fix your little problem and light this candle?” So remarked Alan Shepard, first American in space, as he sat inside his tiny Mercury capsule on May 5th, 1961, atop a Redstone [...]

Mercury Spacecraft from HORIZON MODELS 1/72

HORIZON MODELS from Australia are specialized on spacecraft from the cold war era. They produce launch systems and modules, too. The kit was a birthday surprise from my lovely wife. It also includes a stand and the Mercury logo. I built an [...]