Buran Analogue/002 in Sydney

The Sydney vehicle, Buran Analogue/002/OK-GLI/BST 02 - 25 Flight and 9 Taxi tests.

Websites;

http://www.russianspaceweb.com/buran.html

http://siberianlight.net/russian-space-shuttle-buran-rhine/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buran_(spacecraft)



11 February 2000 Darling Harbour wharf on arrival.


24 February 2000 At Pyrmont. Under canvas.


5 June 2000 Uncovered and right wing being attached.  Cold war atmosphere provided with a "suit" telling me not to take photographs!


6 June 2000 Left wing being prepared


8 June2000 Both wings attached. Jacked up, wheels ready to fit. Engines out of containers.


16 June 2000 Completed. Wings, tail, jet engines attached and now standing on its own wheels.



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