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Skylab B

I did a series of add-ons that depict the planned Skylab B international space station, a follow up to the historical US Skylab program.


In reality the Skylab B hardware exists and is on museum display. It was identical to the flown Skylab, since it was its flight spare.

For this add-on, an alternate reality is considered, based in several proposals by NASA made in the 1970's.

The main changes are the lack of the Solar Observatory, the additional docking ports for Soviet spacecraft, and the alternate solar panel positions. This configuration would allow the station to accommodate extended docking or servicing by Apollo, Soyuz, Progress, Salyut and eventually the Space Shuttle.

Besides the Skylab B station, the addon also has a AMU "jetpack", a LEM derived Apollo Telescope Mount, a Resupply Module, EVAs and custom cargo, and even a Skylab-Soyuz mission scenario!







Skylab B pack




Texture updates for Gemini, Mercury and Titans

This year I released the final versions of my textures for the Mercury and Gemini addons. It's compatible with the latest add-ons and features normal and reflection maps for extra details.


Project Gemini repaint v2 (13-11-15)

Gemini spacecraft: 
Complete overhead and side control panel textures Cleaned up VC and doors Normalmaps for graphic clients.
Agena Docking target
Improved Agena target textures Normal and reflection maps.

Mercury Rockets

Updated textures for the rockets used in the Mercury Program. Same as with the previous update, but with now with normal and specular maps added.


Titan II repaint



Adds normal maps to the improved Titan textures, already avaliable on previous Gemini repaints. Compatible with Project Gemini and CVEL Titans.

Dragonfly shuttle from “Once Upon a Time… Space”

Dragonfly (Libellule) shuttle from “Once Upon a Time… Space (Il était une fois… l'Espace)”

3D model of this nice spacecraft design, straight out of the early 80's.
For size reference I used images from the series. They are not completely consistent, so I derived scale from the lateral door visible in some episodes and from the large cockpit. This means that the spacecraft is about 110 meters in length. I changed the underside to depict a heat shield. It would be nonsense not to have it, since the craft is meant for atmospheric reentry and fight, even is a fantasy context.


Hummingbird from 4throckrn on Sketchfab.

Skylab B

Although silent, I'm quite busy working the Skylab B series of add-ons!

They depict the planned Skylab B international space station, a follow up to the historical US Skylab program.








In reality the Skylab B hardware exists and is on museum display. It was identical to the flown Skylab, since it was its flight spare.

For this add-on, an alternate reality is considered, based in several proposals by NASA made in the 1970's.

The main changes are the lack of the Solar Observatory, the additional docking ports for Soviet spacecraft, and the alternate solar panel positions. This configuration would allow the station to accommodate extended docking or servicing by Apollo, Soyuz, Progress, Salyut and eventually the Space Shuttle.


There's a basic “virtual cockpit” with the "Wardroom Window", that faces sideways from the station, so you will have to turn the viewing direction to look outside.




Besides the initial Skylab B add-on (http://www.orbithangar.com/searchid.php?ID=…