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Starliner Spacecraft 3 (Calypso)

Starliner Spacecraft 3 (Calypso)

Capability: Cargo and Human Transportation Maiden Flight: 2019-08-17 Flight Life: 210 days docked, 60 hours free flight. Crew Capacity: 7 The first CST-100 Starliner capsule to fly. History The design draws upon Boeing’s experience with NASA’s Apollo, Space Shuttle and ISS programs as well as the Orbital Express project sponsored by the Department of Defense. […]

Starship SN20

Starship SN20

Capability: More than 100 tons to Earth orbit Flight Life: Unknown at this stage Crew Capacity: 0 Payload Capacity: 100000 First orbit-capable Starship second stage. History The Starship second stage was testing during a number of low and high altitude suborbital flights before the first orbital launch attempt. Second stage of the two-stage Starship super […]

Tesla Roadser

Tesla Roadser

Capability: A car in space. Maiden Flight: 2018-02-06 Flight Life: It is now on an heliocentric orbit with no planned return to Earth. Crew Capacity: 2 Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster is an electric sports car that served as the dummy payload for the February 2018 Falcon Heavy test flight and became an artificial satellite of […]

Tianzhou-1

Tianzhou-1

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2017-04-20 Flight Life: 180 days in orbit Payload Capacity: 6500 First operational Tianzhou spacecraft. Launched to the Tiangong-2 space station. History The Tianzhou is a Chinese automated cargo spacecraft that was first launched on April 20, 2017 to resupply Tiangong-1. It demonstrated autonomous propellant transfer in orbit. Autonomous […]

Tianzhou-2

Tianzhou-2

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2017-04-20 Flight Life: 180 days in orbit Payload Capacity: 6500 Second operational Tianzhou spacecraft. First spacecraft to dock with the Chinese Space Station. History The Tianzhou is a Chinese automated cargo spacecraft that was first launched on April 20, 2017 to resupply Tiangong-1. It demonstrated autonomous propellant transfer […]

Tianzhou-3

Tianzhou-3

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2017-04-20 Flight Life: 180 days in orbit Payload Capacity: 6500 Third operational Tianzhou spacecraft History The Tianzhou is a Chinese automated cargo spacecraft that was first launched on April 20, 2017 to resupply Tiangong-1. It demonstrated autonomous propellant transfer in orbit. Autonomous cargo spacecraft used to resupply the […]

Tianzhou-4

Tianzhou-4

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2017-04-20 Flight Life: 180 days in orbit Payload Capacity: 6500 Fourth operational Tianzhou spacecraft History The Tianzhou is a Chinese automated cargo spacecraft that was first launched on April 20, 2017 to resupply Tiangong-1. It demonstrated autonomous propellant transfer in orbit. Autonomous cargo spacecraft used to resupply the […]

Tianzhou-5

Tianzhou-5

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2017-04-20 Flight Life: 180 days in orbit Payload Capacity: 6500 Fifth operational Tianzhou spacecraft History The Tianzhou is a Chinese automated cargo spacecraft that was first launched on April 20, 2017 to resupply Tiangong-1. It demonstrated autonomous propellant transfer in orbit. Autonomous cargo spacecraft used to resupply the […]

Voskhod 1

Voskhod 1

Capability: Human Spaceflight Maiden Flight: 1964-10-06 Flight Life: ~1 day flights Crew Capacity: 3 Voskhod 1 was a Voskhod spacecraft which launched on 12 October 1964 07:30 UTC. It was the seventh manned flight of the Soviet spaceflight program. It launched three cosmonauts for craft testing and science purposes. The crew was Vladimir Komarov, Konstantin […]

Voskhod 2

Voskhod 2

Capability: Human Spaceflight Maiden Flight: 1964-10-06 Flight Life: ~1 day flights Crew Capacity: 3 Voskhod 2 was a Voskhod spacecraft which launched on 18 March 1965 07:00 UTC. It was the second manned flight of the Voskhod program. It launched two cosmonauts for craft testing and science purposes. The crew was Pavel Belyayev and Alexey […]

Vostok 1

Vostok 1

Capability: Human spaceflight in LEO. Maiden Flight: 1960-05-15 Flight Life: Longest flight was 4 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Payload Capacity: 4725 Vostok 1 was a Vostok spacecraft which launched on 12 April 1961 06:07 UTC. It transported one cosmonaut to Low Earth Orbit. The crew was Yuri Gagarin. History The Vostok (Russian: Восток, translated as […]

Vostok 2

Vostok 2

Capability: Human spaceflight in LEO. Maiden Flight: 1960-05-15 Flight Life: Longest flight was 4 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Payload Capacity: 4725 Vostok 2 was a Vostok spacecraft which launched on 6 August 1961 06:00 UTC. It transported one cosmonaut to Low Earth Orbit. The crew was Gherman Titov. History The Vostok (Russian: Восток, translated as […]

Vostok 3

Vostok 3

Capability: Human spaceflight in LEO. Maiden Flight: 1960-05-15 Flight Life: Longest flight was 4 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Payload Capacity: 4725 Vostok 3 was a Vostok spacecraft which launched on 11 August 1962 08:24 UTC. It transported one cosmonaut to Low Earth Orbit. The crew was Andriyan Nikolayev. History The Vostok (Russian: Восток, translated as […]

Vostok 4

Vostok 4

Capability: Human spaceflight in LEO. Maiden Flight: 1960-05-15 Flight Life: Longest flight was 4 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Payload Capacity: 4725 Vostok 4 was a Vostok spacecraft which launched on 12 August 1962 08:02:33 UTC. It transported one cosmonaut to Low Earth Orbit. The crew was Pavel Popovich. History The Vostok (Russian: Восток, translated as […]

Vostok 5

Vostok 5

Capability: Human spaceflight in LEO. Maiden Flight: 1960-05-15 Flight Life: Longest flight was 4 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Payload Capacity: 4725 Vostok 5 was a Vostok spacecraft which launched on 14 June 1963 11:58:58 UTC. It transported one cosmonaut to Low Earth Orbit. The crew was Valery Bykovsky. History The Vostok (Russian: Восток, translated as […]

Vostok 6

Vostok 6

Capability: Human spaceflight in LEO. Maiden Flight: 1960-05-15 Flight Life: Longest flight was 4 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Payload Capacity: 4725 Vostok 6 was a Vostok spacecraft which launched on 16 June 1963 09:29:52 UTC. It transported one cosmonaut to Low Earth Orbit. The crew was Valentina Tereshkova. History The Vostok (Russian: Восток, translated as […]

VSS Enterprise

VSS Enterprise

Capability: SpaceShipTwo is carried to its launch altitude by a Scaled Composites White Knight Two, before being released to fly on into the upper atmosphere powered by its rocket engine. It then glides back to Earth and performs a conventional runway landing. Maiden Flight: 2010-10-10 Flight Life: Short suborbital flights Crew Capacity: 8 VSS Enterprise […]

VSS Unity

VSS Unity

Capability: SpaceShipTwo is carried to its launch altitude by a Scaled Composites White Knight Two, before being released to fly on into the upper atmosphere powered by its rocket engine. It then glides back to Earth and performs a conventional runway landing. Maiden Flight: 2010-10-10 Flight Life: Short suborbital flights Crew Capacity: 8 VSS Unity, […]

X-15-1

X-15-1

Capability: Experimental aircraft used for Aircraft and Spacecraft design Maiden Flight: 1959-06-08 Flight Life: ~10 minute flights Crew Capacity: 1 First X-15 experimental rocket plane. History The North American X-15 currently holds the record for the highest speed in a manned, powered aircraft. The three variants of the X-15 flew nearly 200 times, with […]

X-15-2

X-15-2

Capability: Experimental aircraft used for Aircraft and Spacecraft design Maiden Flight: 1959-06-08 Flight Life: ~10 minute flights Crew Capacity: 1 Second X-15 experimental rocket plane. History The North American X-15 currently holds the record for the highest speed in a manned, powered aircraft. The three variants of the X-15 flew nearly 200 times, with […]

X-15-3

X-15-3

Capability: Experimental aircraft used for Aircraft and Spacecraft design Maiden Flight: 1959-06-08 Flight Life: ~10 minute flights Crew Capacity: 1 Third X-15 experimental rocket plane. Destroyed during flight 191. History The North American X-15 currently holds the record for the highest speed in a manned, powered aircraft. The three variants of the X-15 flew […]