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Albatross Salvaging operation by n-a-i-m-a Albatross Salvaging operation by n-a-i-m-a

Model made for the Thrust competition .

The Alenia is a future private Italian space company , stemmed directly from the old Alenia Thales focusing on developing private spacefaring vehicles.

The Spacebird is a special type of vehicles firstly developed as a deep space explorer with the Albatross class , it features a Delta wing shape as it was thought for optimal flight on different atmospheres of alien worlds.
Its profile is also providing an extreme Stealth and low signal emission that allow long survey sessions while observing alien planet world surfaces.

Type classification : spacebird ( a spaceship with transatmospheric and interstellar abilities ).
Official Name : Single stage to orbit trans atmospheric and interstellar vessel Spacebird Albatross SSTO-TAV-IS-SBX01 Albatross
Focus ( Exploration )
Other variants include :
Dropship: Vulture Class SSTO-TAV-IS-SBX02
Focus ( military )
Cargo : Pelican Class SSTO-TAV-IS-SBX03
Focus ( Transport )
Liner : Cormoran Class SSTO-TAV-IS-SBX04
Focus ( Passenger)

High resolution version :

The spaceship is able to withstand long duration travels and as well as refuel autonomously collecting fuel from altostratus of gas giants with its large frontal intakes and even processing it with a mini refiner station inside of it.
On Gas giants Its able to fly at almoust at no fuel cost and its extremely silent also due to retractable Vtol Quantum rotors mounted on the bottom part of its hull.
The spaceship is also modular in terms that its whole main cockpit can be switched with other variations as well as his lower back profile can be switched with different modules according to possible different uses.

Features :

official name : Albatross SSTO-TAV-IS-SBX01
Lenght : 73,466 m
wide : 67,202 m
Height : 16,774 m
Volume: 4.283,67 m^3
Function : deep Exploration and Transatmosferic veicular activity
Trasverse wingspan : 69 m
Height : 15,5 m
crew : 4-8
Maximum crew : 8
2 Eva pods
4 Main sublight and iperlight Thrusters
2 transatmospheric sublight engines
24 RCS vector thrusters
4 Vtol Retractable quantum suspension engines rotors for landing and suspension flight
8 escape pods ( 1 p. each )
6 fuel tanks located on inner wing parts withrelative separate access.
2 frontal intakes for collecting and refining Hydrogen fuel
1 hangar bay to hold a exploration rover , or refitted to host Cargo
Movable Wingtips for Better Glide control
1 Top Telescopic deep space planar sensor antemna
1 Bottom high penetration deep scansion Radar
1 Directional frontal Antemna
1 hyperfocal high resolution directional telescope
14 probe rear launcher

n-a-i-m-a Featured By Owner Edited Aug 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A little note on the making ...

3dsmax , Photoshop , Grand designer, Fractal terrain , wilbur , Gplates .

The world showed in the background is the same featured in my other gallery here :…
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August 8, 2016
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