"DAMOCLES" TAIL LANDER ANSA SPACECRAFT CONCEPT
The scene from the second POTA movie, "Beneath the Planet of the Apes"
The complete ANSA Tail Lander spacecraft with protective cowl panels over the reentry and landing gear.
Details of the descent engine and the snap-out tripod landing gear. Notice that there are two engine nozzles in the schematic, one at the lower part of the tripod landing gear assembly, and one further up, hidden within the structure of the spacecraft.
A different view of the tripod landing gear deploying.
More information on the DAMOCLES, including concepts for the paper model, can be found here.
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