Buran soviet space shuttle

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Buran soviet space shuttle

Postby TISO » Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:10 am

Photogallery of Buran production facitlity. One ship and one pre-lounch test facility (that externally looks like a ship) are still there where they were left more than 20 years ago. Also good pic's of interior (damn thing had ejection seats K-36 mounted):
http://ralphmirebs.livejournal.com/219949.html
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Re: Buran soviet space shuttle

Postby Ricky » Fri Jun 12, 2015 1:20 pm

Thanks for sharing - really sad to see it sat there covered in dust.

Must be tempting to pick a few tiles off and use them on the kitchen wall though ;)
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Re: Buran soviet space shuttle

Postby Hoosier » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:33 pm

Fascinating... thanks TISO. What a forlorn sight to see...
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