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Gemini SC3

Gemini SC3

Capability: Human transportation to low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1964-04-08 Flight Life: Between a few hours and multiple days (14 day is the maximum achieved). Crew Capacity: 2 Gemini SC3 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 3 mission launched on March 23, 1965 and piloted by astronaut Virgil Il. “Gus” Grissom. History The […]

Gemini SC4

Gemini SC4

Capability: Human transportation to low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1964-04-08 Flight Life: Between a few hours and multiple days (14 day is the maximum achieved). Crew Capacity: 2 Gemini SC4 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 4 mission launched on June 3, 1965 and crewed by astronauts James McDivitt (command pilot) and Ed […]

Gemini SC5

Gemini SC5

Capability: Human transportation to low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1964-04-08 Flight Life: Between a few hours and multiple days (14 day is the maximum achieved). Crew Capacity: 2 Gemini SC5 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 5 mission launched on August 21, 1965 and crewed by astronauts L. Gordon Cooper, Jr. (command pilot) […]

Gemini SC6

Gemini SC6

Capability: Human transportation to low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1964-04-08 Flight Life: Between a few hours and multiple days (14 day is the maximum achieved). Crew Capacity: 2 Gemini SC6 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 6 mission launched on December 15, 1965 and crewed by astronauts Walter M. Schirra, Jr. (command pilot) […]

Gemini SC7

Gemini SC7

Capability: Human transportation to low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1964-04-08 Flight Life: Between a few hours and multiple days (14 day is the maximum achieved). Crew Capacity: 2 Gemini SC7 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 7 mission launched on December 4, 1965 and crewed by astronauts Frank Borman (command pilot) and Jim […]

Gemini SC8

Gemini SC8

Capability: Human transportation to low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1964-04-08 Flight Life: Between a few hours and multiple days (14 day is the maximum achieved). Crew Capacity: 2 Gemini SC8 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 8 mission launched on March 16, 1966 and crewed by astronauts Neil Armstrong (command pilot) and David […]

Gemini SC9

Gemini SC9

Capability: Human transportation to low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1964-04-08 Flight Life: Between a few hours and multiple days (14 day is the maximum achieved). Crew Capacity: 2 Gemini SC9 is the Gemini capsule used for the Gemini 9 mission launched on June 3, 1966 and crewed by astronauts James A. Lovell, Jr. (command pilot) […]

Georges Lemaître ATV

Georges Lemaître ATV

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2008-03-09 Flight Life: Six months when docked Payload Capacity: 7667 The Georges Lemaître ATV, or Automated Transfer Vehicle 5 (ATV-5), was a European unmanned cargo resupply spacecraft, named after the Belgian astronomer Georges Lemaître. The spacecraft was launched during the night of 29 July 2014 (23:44 GMT, 20:44 […]

HTV Technical Demonstration Vehicle

HTV Technical Demonstration Vehicle

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 HTV-1, also known as the HTV Demonstration Flight or HTV Technical Demonstration Vehicle, was the first Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) H-II Transfer Vehicle, launched in […]

Johannes Kepler ATV

Johannes Kepler ATV

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2008-03-09 Flight Life: Six months when docked Payload Capacity: 7667 The Johannes Kepler ATV, or Automated Transfer Vehicle 002 (ATV-002), was an unmanned cargo spacecraft built to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). It was launched on 16 February 2011 by the European Space Agency (ESA). Johannes Kepler […]

Jules Verne ATV

Jules Verne ATV

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2008-03-09 Flight Life: Six months when docked Payload Capacity: 7667 The Jules Verne ATV, or Automated Transfer Vehicle 001 (ATV-001), was an unmanned cargo resupply spacecraft launched by the European Space Agency (ESA). The ATV was named after the 19th-century French science-fiction author Jules Verne. It was launched […]

Kosmos 1669

Kosmos 1669

Capability: ISS Logistics Maiden Flight: 1978-01-20 Flight Life: 6 Months docked to ISS Payload Capacity: 1700 Kosmos 1669 (Russian: Космос-1669), was a Progress spacecraft used to resupply the space station Salyut 7. History Progress is derived from the manned Soyuz spacecraft and is launched on the same vehicle, a Soyuz rocket. The bureau in charge […]

Kounotori 2

Kounotori 2

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 2 , also known as HTV-2, was launched in January 2011 and was the second Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle to resupply the International Space […]

Kounotori 3

Kounotori 3

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 3, also known as HTV-3, is the third Japanese H-II Transfer Vehicle. It was launched on 21 July 2012 to resupply the International Space […]

Kounotori 4

Kounotori 4

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 4, also known as HTV-4, was the fourth flight of the H-II Transfer Vehicle, an unmanned cargo spacecraft launched in August 2013 to resupply […]

Kounotori 5

Kounotori 5

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 5, also known as HTV-5, is the fifth flight of the H-II Transfer Vehicle, an uncrewed cargo spacecraft launched to resupply the International Space […]

Kounotori 6

Kounotori 6

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 6, also known as HTV-6, is the sixth flight of the H-II Transfer Vehicle, an unmanned cargo spacecraft launched to resupply the International Space […]

Kounotori 7

Kounotori 7

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 7, also known as HTV-7 is the seventh flight of the H-II Transfer Vehicle (HTV), an unmanned cargo spacecraft launched on 22 September 2018 […]

Kounotori 8

Kounotori 8

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 8 is the eighth HTV spacecraft. It is scheduled to launch in September 2019 on a resupply mission to the ISS. History Like the […]

Kounotori 9

Kounotori 9

Capability: Cargo Earth Orbit Logistics Maiden Flight: 2009-09-10 Flight Life: Solo flight about 100 hours, stand-by more than a week, docked with the ISS about 30 days. Payload Capacity: 6000 Kounotori 9 is the ninth HTV spacecraft. It is scheduled to launch in May 2020 on a resupply mission to the ISS. History Like the […]

Mercury No.11

Mercury No.11

Capability: Human transportation to upper Earth atmosphere and low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1961-05-05 Flight Life: Between 15 minutes and 3 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Mercury No.11 is the Mercury capsule used for the Mercury-Redstone 4 – callsign “Liberty Bell 7” – mission launched on July 21, 1961 and piloted by astronaut Virgil “Gus” Grissom. […]

Mercury No.13

Mercury No.13

Capability: Human transportation to upper Earth atmosphere and low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1961-05-05 Flight Life: Between 15 minutes and 3 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Mercury No.13 is the Mercury capsule used for the Mercury-Atlas 6 – callsign “Friendship 7” – mission launched on February 20, 1962 and piloted by astronaut John Glenn. History The […]

Mercury No.16

Mercury No.16

Capability: Human transportation to upper Earth atmosphere and low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1961-05-05 Flight Life: Between 15 minutes and 3 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Mercury No.16 is the Mercury capsule used for the Mercury-Atlas 8 – callsign “Sigma 7” – mission launched on October 3, 1962 and piloted by astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr. […]

Mercury No.18

Mercury No.18

Capability: Human transportation to upper Earth atmosphere and low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1961-05-05 Flight Life: Between 15 minutes and 3 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Mercury No.18 is the Mercury capsule used for the Mercury-Atlas 7 – callsign “Aurora 7” – mission launched on May 24, 1962 and piloted by astronaut Scott Carpenter. History The […]

Mercury No.2

Mercury No.2

Capability: Human transportation to upper Earth atmosphere and low Earth orbit. Maiden Flight: 1961-05-05 Flight Life: Between 15 minutes and 3 days. Crew Capacity: 1 Mercury No.2 is the Mercury capsule used for the Mercury-Redsone 1 mission which failed on launch. History The Mercury spacecraft was the manned capsule used for suborbital and orbital launches […]