Russian Space Shuttle Repaint Fail
The Buran was the Russian equivalent to the US Space Shuttle, with only one unmanned flight into space to brag about before the program was cancelled due to the dissolution of the Soviet Union. While being stored in the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a hangar collapse destroyed the remains in 2002. Trotted out during the recent MAKS 2011 Airshow to display its “restoration”, intrepid photographers discovered that the restoration had merely consisted of laborers painting one side… the side facing the air show crowds. Repaints: they work in vidya gaems, why cant they work for Mother Russia? See the full set of pics including interior shots at englishrussia.