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  • proper n. A Soviet spacecraft, modeled after the American Space Shuttle.

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  • The Soviet copy of the space shuttle, a near-clone called the Buran, actually flew into outer space fully automated, without any astronauts whatsoever.

    The Cost Of Space Exploration

  • It's part of the Russian equivalent called the Buran program, and what you're looking at is called the BOR-5.

    CNN Transcript Aug 12, 2001

  • The Buran was the Soviet Union's answer to NASAs space shuttle programme.

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  • The story went: US passed to Soviets our plans for the shuttle from which their 'Buran' was then derived -- with multiple (five plus) copies constructed, but only one flown unmanned.

    First Briefing on Human Space Flight Review - NASA Watch

  • It was called the Buran, It could kick the shuttle’s ass.

    russian shuttle prepped and ready | My[confined]Space

  • This plane was built to transport the Soviet Union's "Buran" space shuttle.

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  • With a mockup of the defunct Russian "Buran" Space Shuttle sitting passively nearby (lower right), the Soyuz TMA-3 spacecraft and its booster rocket crawl on a rail car to the launch pad at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan October 16, 2003, in preparation for its liftoff October 18 to carry three astronauts to the International Space Station.

    Documenting Reality

  • Hieronder staat een video van de Russische Space Shuttle 'Buran' die een tijdje geleden te koop stond en nu per boot onderweg is naar een Te ...

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  • An interesting article on the Russian "Buran" space shuttle created in the last years of the Soviet Union: On November 15, 1988, as snowy clouds and winds were swirling around Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Buran orbiter, attached to its giant Energia rocket, thundered into the gloomy early morning sky.

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  • An interesting article on the Russian "Buran" space shuttle created in the last years of the Soviet Union

    Futurismic

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