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Russia’s Abandoned Space Shuttle Facility [pics]

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In the 1980s, the Soviet Union wanted to challenge the US space shuttle program with one one their own. The Russian shuttles made only one orbital flight in 1988, before being cancelled. The condition of the abandoned facility can be seen in these photos.

Wikipedia page about the Buran space shuttle

Photos HERE

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