Kazakhstan Baikonur Museum

Kazakhstan Baikonur Museum

5980888 21.08.2019 The cockpit of the Buran space shuttle exhibited at the Museum of Baikonur Cosmodrome History located in the Culture Palace of Baikonur city. The Buran programme, also known as the Air spaceship Orbiter programme, was a Soviet and later Russian reusable spacecraft project that began in 1974 at the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute in Moscow and was formally suspended in 1993. The Buran programme was started by the Soviet Union as a response to the United States Space Shuttle program. The project was the largest and the most expensive in the history of Soviet space exploration. Sergey Mamontov / Sputnik via AP

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August 21, 2019 03:21:06 PM
August 21, 2019 09:51:45 PM
Sergey Mamontov
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