The monument to Buran, the Russian equivalent of the American Shuttle is next to the Samara Aerospace University. Buran had one successful autopilot flight right before the project was frozen because of irresolvable problems with the Soviet economy at the beginning of "Perestroika".  

Buran the Russian equivalent of American Shuttles monument is next to the Samara airspace university.

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Buran spaceship   In a space suit   Master class   In the Museum   Mir space station   Space sphere  
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