What were the Russians doing while the USA was racing to the Moon with the Apollo
project? They denied ever taking part in the space race, but in fact they were working
on their own super booster, a rocket to rival the Saturn V. This was the secret N-
There’s a page in support of the ARA Press book “N-
There’s also a gallery, with every image I have been able to get find on display, (if I could get permission to do so).
An overview of the N-
A collection of many images from the manned lunar program.
Features of the rockets, and major systems.
Where to find out more information, with links to sources in Russian and English.
A discussion on why the N-
Information on the launch facilities at Baikonur
Information on the N-
I have set up a Soviet Lunar Program discussion group on Yahoo, for those who want to discuss the program, and to support the book.
How to identify the different variants of N1 in a photograph.
Some videos of the N-