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Buran

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1988-100A

Description

Buran was launched by the USSR. It was a reusable orbital spacecraft placed in near-earth orbit by the Energiya rocket. After circling the earth twice, it re-entered the atmosphere and landed successfully.

Alternate Names

  • 19637

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1988-11-15
Launch Vehicle: Energia
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), U.S.S.R
Mass: 73000.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (U.S.S.R)

Discipline

  • Engineering

Additional Information

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