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Old Soviet space shuttle in Kazakhstan
« on: July 05, 2015, 07:49:01 PM »
http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/03/travel/baikonur-cosmodrome-kazakhstan-soviet-space-shuttle/?iid=ob_homepage_showcase_pool&iref=obnetwork

Some CNN photographer found the ruins of the Soviet space shuttle program rusting away in a hangar in Kazakhstan.

I actually remember seeing a mock up of one of these at an air show when I lived in Moscow as a kid.

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Re: Old Soviet space shuttle in Kazakhstan
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2015, 08:17:03 PM »
Is this the Buran?
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Re: Old Soviet space shuttle in Kazakhstan
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2015, 05:51:11 AM »
The article suggests that it is.