space station

  1. AAR Galileo

    Space When the Soviet put a cannon on their space station

    It's a story that few people know about, but in 1974-75, the soviet tested a canon to defend their space station in orbit. They launch Saliout 3 equipped with a 23mm canon (see photo) and tested it in space. The model was a R-23M. they fired around 50 shots to test the canon and the thrusters...
  2. AAR Galileo

    Space Chinese Space Photos & News

    An out-of-control Chinese space station moving at 17,000mph is set to plummet to Earth over the Easter weekend, leaving space experts scrambling to guess where. Tiangong-1, or "The Heavenly Palace," could re-enter the atmosphere over a major city and scientists will not know until a few hours...