Details about (REDUCED) Authentic Russian Buran Space Shuttle Cockpit Window - EXTREMELY RARE(REDUCED) Authentic Russian Buran Space Shuttle Cockpit Window - EXTREMELY RARE See original listing
May 29, 2013 05:48:07 PDT
Boca Raton, Florida, United States
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This is an authentic, real piece which has been exhibited at several science museums
This HISTORIC ARTIFACT is an important and RARE piece of Russian Space History.
This item has been displayed at the Museum of Discovery & Science in Fort Lauderdale, Florida & The South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach
The outer frame is made from a titanium alloy.
The entire window assembly weighs approx. 70 lbs.
This is an actual window from the cockpit of the Russian Buran Space Shuttle.
The ship is almost identical to NASA's Space Shuttle.
The Buran Spacecraft made one unmanned space flight on November 15, 1988.
Unlike the American shuttle the Buran was only going to be used for missions which could not be done by other craft.
The window is constructed of multi-layered tempered glass impregnated with a photo-reactive chemical layer which darkens in response to sunlight exposure.
All items are owned by HighTechScience.org and have been exhibited at the following venues:
South Florida Science Museum – West Palm Beach, FL
Museum of Discovery & Science – Fort Lauderdale, FL
Museum of Science & History – Jacksonville, FL
The Children’s Museum – La Habra, CA
GWiz – Sarasota, FL
Hall of Science – Queens, NY
U.S. Spacewalk Hall of Fame – Titusville, FL
City Library, Boynton Beach, FL
U.S. Dept. of Energy ScienceFest, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Children’s Science Explorium – Boca Raton, FL
Clinton Presidential Library – Little Rock, AR