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Abandoned Russian Space Shuttle |

Foto: (Image by Jean & Nathalie.  Licensed under CC-2.0) Urban Ghosts Media
With the Buran space shuttle long since destroyed, you might expect Mother Russia to take better care of the programme’s leftovers, like this full scale engineering test-bed seemingly abandoned in a corner of Moscow’s Gorky Park. The 105-tonne shuttle is actually an amusement park attraction fitted with 30 seats designed to give the public a sense of weightlessness. But it appears to have fallen on hard times since it was brought to Moscow in 1995.
Read more: http://www.urbanghostsmedia.com/2010/09/abandoned-russian-space-shuttle-2/#ixzz1185xlqZj

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