Space Capsules

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Wednesday, Jun 11 2014 by

A space capsule is a manned spacecraft without any wings or other features to create lift during atmospheric reentry. A space capsule must have everything necessary to support everyday life, including air, water and food and must also be able to protect astronauts from the cold and radiation of space.

Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) "Friendship 7" (StreetView)
Mercury-Atlas 6 (MA-6) "Friendship 7"

Apollo 11 Command Module 'Columbia' (StreetView)
Apollo 11 Command Module 'Columbia'
Apollo 9 command module 'Gumdrop' (StreetView)
Apollo 9 command module 'Gumdrop'

Soyuz spacecraft (StreetView)
Soyuz spacecraft
Starchaser Capsule Mock-up (Google Maps)
Starchaser Capsule Mock-up

Apollo 7 Command Module (StreetView)
Apollo 7 Command Module