Sunday, May 29, 2005

Kazakhstan's Spaceship Junkyard

(If the site is unresponsive, it's probably because of the slashdot effect.)

From Slashdot:
All space-bound rockets consist largely of fuel tanks and booster stages that fall back to earth when spent, never reaching orbit. In landlocked Baikonur, Russia's primary launching complex in Kazakhstan, these spaceships crash to earth. This photo essay visits the areas where the supporting rockets land, and shows the people living under the flight paths who contend with flaming spaceship wrecks several times each month...
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