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More discarded russian vehicles: diggers, steamrollers… And a Buran space shuttle #streetview via @NoelBallantyne

More discarded russian vehicles: diggers, steamrollers… And a Buran space shuttle http://gss.st/2D3 #streetview via @NoelBallantyne

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Wednesday, 22nd February 2012

Buran OK-GLI

Although the Soviet Buran space program only ever achieved in a single orbital flight, we’ve found a surprising number of space shuttles on Google Earth. We started with images of a structural test shuttle and then…

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Tuesday, 30th January 2007

Baikonur Cosmodrome

Baikonur Cosmodrome is the world’s oldest and largest operational space launch facility where you can clearly see the Energia, Soyuz and Proton launch platforms. Located in what is now Kazakhstan, the facility was named Baikonur to…

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Sunday, 27th August 2006

Soviet Shuttle

This is the real ‘Buran’ Soviet shuttle in Gorky Park, Moscow. Well, nearly real anyway, it’s actually a prototype vehicle designed for static tests. The Soviet shuttle program began in 1976 as a response to the…

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Thursday, 30th June 2005

Welcome to Google Sightseeing!

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite or street views using Google Maps. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

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