Russian Satellite

At first glance, this may look like any other Russian satellite, but it’s actually a functional spacecraft with “thrusters and landing gear on its underside.” Click here for one more picture.

In some respects, the capsule resembles America�s next-generation spacecraft Orion. The 18-to-20-tonne Russian-European vehicle is designed to carry six crew into low-Earth orbit and four on missions to lunar orbit.

[via Tuvie]

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