Salyut 7

The tremulous roar of rocket engines followed by the slow ascension of the Soyuz rocket and moments later it punches through a bank of clouds.. The Soyuz launch while breathtaking, is portrayed as routine reflecting its reliability for Russian and later ISS missions. This filmic vignette provides a strong counterbalance to the Salyut 7′s unreliability. Continue reading Salyut 7