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"Out of this world" Urbex

Urban Exploration at a whole different level...

http://gizmodo.com/these-are-the-sad...e-p-1710827956
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Re: "Out of this world" Urbex

Seems a wee bit nonsensical that each of the super nations each still have their own space exploration programs. 21st century and we're still at each others throats. How much simpler if each nation came together to cut costs and share the knowledge.

I wonder if the Star Trek philosophy will ever come to be?

Silly me, there I go... daydreaming again.
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Re: "Out of this world" Urbex

Amazing. That they were able to do an automated orbit, and landing, is testament to how how good computer science was, in the Soviet Union. I've encountered a couple of Russian geeks, from that era, while travelling on business. They're clever, funny people, with a great sense of humour.
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Re: "Out of this world" Urbex

Fine pieces of kit and a shame to see them slowly rotting away.
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