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Discussion in 'Space & Aeronautics' started by Hans Christian, Feb 12, 2008.
Great another model I'm gonna have to build. LOL
That is a stunning model!
I cannot think of a better way to interest people in space than a project such as this. I may well have to put one of these together once you are done; engaging my daughters in the process of assembly!
I've added the S3S4 truss now. This one has all 4 UCCAS as opposed to P3P4 which has only 2.
The last photo shows the top solar panels added to the truss. Note that there's no stands underneath each end of the truss. This proves so far that the SARJ works.
Please give me some time to put the files together. Patience!
It looks great Alfonso, The ISS is growing and it will look great with the Solar Panels in place!
really, that looks good
Truly awsome model,
How wide is the truss when finished ?
Ive got a 1/144 scale revel plastic model but that thing is very woefull regards accurate detail in comparison,
Here's an update of what I have been working on recently:
Zvezda with fairing (Marscenter/Cherkashyn)
The fairing is a tight fit, but I think the Cherkashyn Proton model was built with this in mind.
JEM Exposed Facility and Exposed Section
Very nice work! I've done the Mars Center Soyuz, lot's of fiddly bits. Well done on the Zvezda.
Happy New Year to the group.
I'll resume my work first week of January 2010!
Whoa! That Zvezda is a true work of art! Inspiring; I may have to attempt it.
Also, Happy (belated) New Year to you too, AXM61. :thumb:
A preview and update about the ELC's 1 and 2, coming soon. These photos are from the 1:100 scale model.
Be patient, please. Bear in mind that in order to make the whole mission kit for the website, I need to assemble the complete payload bay, so that means that I have to build these ELC's at a 1:144 scale, too!
One more pic.
The External Stowage Platform-3 in its current configuration with payloads from STS-127.
Coming soon, too!
Stunning totaly Stunning :thumb:
Second that - superb Alphonso!
Hi to the group,
Here's an update. The addition of Node 3 and Cupola.
Missions STS-115 and STS-117 are coming soon.
It looks fantastic and I am eagerly awaiting 115 and 117 so I can continue to expand. I will be catching up with the latest builds as soon as I can.
Alfonso's released STS-115 and STS-117. Great design's.
My build so far, parts not in photo are JEM EF, SSRMS and the other rads from P1.
I had a problem when I tried fitting the array into the beta gimbles, not with the SARJ though. The problem was the weight of the array ripped the join between S1 and S3. I tried glueing them back together, but it didn't really work. So my way around this problem was to re-print the sheets with the front rails from S1 and S3. I then laminated them together as in the first photo and glued them onto the truss. Left to dry and it's a really strong addition, I would recommend this guys.
As for the SARJ, it rotates fine with only a little sag, but I do need to add the other truss sections.
Hi go the group,
I see nice builds there.
Here's an update about my russian segment version. Zarya is almost done as you can see in these pics.
Just a few details left. It will be released in a combo package along with Zvezda.