End of Buran

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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buran_%28spacecraft%29
www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2010/09/abandoned-russian-space-shuttle-2/

On 12 May 2002, a hangar housing Buran in Kazakhstan collapsed, due to poor maintenance. The collapse killed eight workers and destroyed the orbiter as well as a mock-up of an Energia carrier rocket.

The pic of the tail section perpelexes me…


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    Magnus Buttfoorson

    magnets, enough said

    Korinthian

    Yeah, let’s figure out the tail end collectively without looking for answers on some wiki.

    It’s just rocket science after all.