Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

MiG-105 EPOS. A Soviet analogue of experimental piloted orbit aircraft from 1976 (product 105-11)

EPOS. A Soviet analogue of experimental piloted orbit aircraft from 1976 (product 105-11) by Mikoyan DB. Chief designer – G. Lozino-Lozinsky.

Was tested to exercise approach system, access stability and control capability of the aircraft – dropped from the altitude of 5500 m from the carrier Tu-95. Crew -1, take-off weight – 4400 kg, length …

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Transport, aviation and fighting vehicles by Andrew Pantele

Space technology of the USSR. The only Soviet reusable spacecraft to be launched into space: Buran OK-1K1

Buran (Russian: Буран ОК-1К1, “Snowstorm” or “Blizzard”; GRAU classification: “11F35 K1”) was the first spaceplane to be produced as part of the Soviet/Russian Buran programme. Besides describing the first operational Soviet/Russian shuttle orbiter, “Buran” was also the designation for the whole Soviet/Russian spaceplane project and its orbiters, which were known as “Buran-class spaceplanes”.

OK-1K1 completed one …

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