2 Interesting ideas - NASA & Space1999

Discussion in 'Dream Kits & Wish Lists' started by Stev0, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

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    While searching for references to the Space 1999 Eagle Launching Pad. I discovered an interesting site which shows models from the TV show and also some additional information about how they were made.

    What came up was this Glider, used to penetrate atmospheres where an Eagle cannot go.

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    http://www.space1999.net/catacombs/main/models/glider/w2mglider.html

    Which was based on this glider, Nasa's HyperIII Glider in 1963.

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    http://www1.dfrc.nasa.gov/Gallery/Photo/HyperIII/index.html

    I think these would translate well into paper. Projects to please both Sci-Fi and Real Space fans alike.
  2. Commander Adama

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    Glider

    StevO, does any one have this this glider by chance? i just found my Eagle in PDF format. I just started the build and taking photos of the progress. That glider or the booster pack would look really good on it's back.

    Adama
  3. Stev0

    Stev0 Active Member

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    No, as far as I know that glider does not exist.

    Hence my post about it for a subject matter.