Watch Russia’s Buran space shuttle lift off vertically, and horizontally

by | Dec 22, 2007 | Seradata News | 1 comment

And here’s that horizontal “launch”

And here is Buran with its carrier aircraft

And read this fantastic Flight report all about Buran here

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