The Buran - Soviet Space Shuttle Copy
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https://www.patreon.com/simplehistory The Buran meaning “snowstorm” in Russian was the Soviet Union’s response to NASA's space shuttle program. Copyright: DO NOT reupload our content on Youtube or other social media without expressed permission. SIMPLE HISTORY MERCHANDISE Get the SImple History books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Daniel-Turner-%60/e/B00H5TYLAE/ T-Shirts https://www.zazzle.com/simplehistory/gifts?cg=196817456987349853 Simple history gives you the facts, simple! See the book collection here: Amazon USA http://www.amazon.com/Daniel-Turner/e/B00H5TYLAE/ Amazon UK
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Buran-Energia : The Soviet Space Shuttle 2.0 on a Moon Rocket
If you thought the Buran, the Soviet space shuttle was just a copy of the US one, then think again. Although it looked very similar, under the hood it was very different and in many ways better than the US original. Here we will see some of the reasons why Buran was Space shuttle 2.0 Patreon : https://www.patreon.com/curiousdroid
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Douglas Gustafson, Marcus Chiado, Jorn Magnus Karlsen. Presented by Paul Shillito Written & Reseached by Andy Munzer Additional Material by Paul Shillito Footage and images : buran-energia.com, NASA, Ralph Mirebs, arminschieb.com, Ted Thompson/KSP Music : Response Data by P C III is licensed under a Attribution License.
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Did The Soviets Build A Better Space Shuttle? The Buran Story
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Twitter: https://twitter.com/MustardVideos On November 15, 1988, the world learned that the Soviet Union also had their own space shuttle. It had been secretly under development for well over a decade and it had cost the Soviets billions to build it. Several of the spacecraft were in various stages of construction. But the Soviet shuttle, named the Buran, would only ever launch once. Its development had largely been driven by the need to respond to the perceived military potential of the NASA Space Shuttle. When the Buran was first launched, the world speculated that it would be used to build Soviet space stations or even assemble spacecraft for a manned mars mission. But as the Soviet Union began to collapse, funding for the Buran program was limited and eventually eliminated. There’s no denying that the Buran looks very similar to the Space Shuttle. But in many ways, the Buran was quite different from the NASA Space Shuttle. The Buran orbiter didn’t have integrated main engines. Almost all of its lifting power was provided by a separate super-heavy rocket called Energia, which consisted of a core stage and 4 liquid-fueled boosters. Unlike the Space shuttle, which was a single system, the Buran orbiter, and its lifting rockets were actually two separate systems.
While the Shuttle, with its integrated engines, was more reusable, in practice, it required intensive maintenance between launches, which offset a lot of this advantage. But once in space, the Space Shuttle’s integrated engines no longer served a purpose. So, for most of the Shuttle’s mission, it was forced to haul around thousands of pounds of dead weight. Without integrated engines, the Buran could carry slightly more payload than the American Space Shuttle. But the Energia rocket could launch by itself, without the Buran attached. That meant it could carry external payloads into space, and could launch an astounding 100 tons. From the outset, the Buran was also capable of fully automated flight, meaning it could be launched, put into orbit and returned back to earth without any crew on board. In the final days of the Soviet Union, when it was clear that the American shuttle had no meaningful military potential, the Soviet military no longer wanted anything to do with the Buran. The Soviet space community was left with a spacecraft that was expensive, complex, and largely without a real purpose. #Buran #SpaceRace #Spaceships #SovietSpaceProgram Further Research: We highly recommend the book ‘Energiya-Buran: The Soviet Space Shuttle’ by Bart Hendrickx and Bert Vis. The book was an extremely useful resource in researching this video. You will not find a more detailed or comprehensive look on the Buran program, covering everything from the program’s conception to its legacy: http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9780387698489 Music (reproduced under license): Intro: "This Is Epicness": https://audiojungle.net/item/this-is-epicness/21135351 Main "Come to My Word": https://audiojungle.net/item/come-to-my-world/19602126 Extro: "80s Retrowave Uplifting & Commercial": https://audiojungle.net/item/80s-retrowave-uplifting-commercial/20275353 Thanks for watching! Please Like, Comment and Subscribe!
Abandoned in the Desert - The Lost Soviet Space Shuttle Buran
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Presenting Russia's Abandoned Buran: The Lost Soviet Space Shuttle DarkDocs is a new narrated documentary video from Dark5 taking an in-depth look at at some of the most mysterious stories on Earth. This week: Why did Russia Abandon a Space Shuttle in the Desert? Some experts believe Russia may have built the most sophisticated space plane to ever fly, but it sat for years lost in the desert after only one launch. How did these Soviet Space shuttle clone top its NASA American counterpart, and why did it never fly with its Energia rocket again? - As images and footage of actual events are not always available, Dark Docs sometimes utilizes similar historical images and footage for dramatic effect. All content on Dark Docs is researched, produced, and presented in historical context for educational purposes. -
The Soviet Space Shuttle "Buran" - Space Documentary
Buran was the first space plane to be produced as part of the Soviet/Russian Buran program. Credit: ROSCOSMOS Support Lunar Docu: https://www.subscribestar.com/lunardocu Follow Us:
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URBEX | Abandoned Soviet Space Shuttles (Buran) in Baikonur
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Space Shuttle BURAN 1988, USSR
Buran The Russian Space Shuttle
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