BURAN - and the spaced-out Soviet efforts

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Re: BURAN - and the spaced-out Soviet efforts

Unread post by Flabbergasted » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:15 pm

Some more pictures of this "spacecraft, once a symbol of Russian cosmic power, seemingly abandoned in a junkyard on the outskirts of Moscow, like something out of science fiction"
http://topwar.ru/1564-buran-prinesennyj-v-zhertvu.html

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Without the wings, it´s really just a bullet train covered with funny tiles.

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Re: BURAN - and the spaced-out Soviet efforts

Unread post by Flabbergasted » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:43 pm

I just realized a lot more tales information and pictures of Buran have appeared on the internet since I last looked.
Here is what happened to a mock-up craft which didn´t get "abandoned in a junkyard on the outskirts of Moscow":


full link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqZg0WbVE6w

edit: Rusty mentioned it on the previous page, but the video shows how the exhibit was set up.

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Re: BURAN - and the spaced-out Soviet efforts

Unread post by Flabbergasted » Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:07 pm

Thirty-two pictures, most of which showing abandoned "launch facilities":
http://www.mlml.com.br/2010/12/buran-onibus-espaciais/

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