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|Status||95-97% complete, property of Kazakhstan-Russia Joint Venture Company Aelita, at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, in the MZK Building.|
|Time spent in space||Never flew in space|
"Buria" (Russian: "Буря", "Storm" or "Tempest"), or "Ptichka" (Russian: "Птичка","Birdie"), is an official nickname for the second Buran-class spaceplane, produced as part of the Soviet/Russian Buran programme, and inscribed on the ship's hull. It carried the GRAU index serial number 11F35 K2 and is - depending on the source - also known as "OK-1K2", "Orbiter K2", "OK 1.02" or "Shuttle 1.02".
OK-1K2 is distinguishable from the other Buran-class orbiters by a red framework attached to the top of its cargo bay doors.
Construction of the second orbiter started in 1988, and although OK-1K2 was closest to being completed of any of the Buran-class orbiters (after the OK-1K1 orbiter), it was never finished. The program was officially canceled in 1993, at which point the shuttle was 95-97% complete.
Projected flights as of 1989:
- 1991 — unmanned first flight, with a duration of 1–2 days.
- 1992 — unmanned second flight, with a duration of 7–8 days. Orbital maneuvers and space station approach test.
Changed in 1991:
- December 1991 — unmanned second flight, with a duration of 7–8 days. Orbital maneuvers and space station approach test:
- automatic docking with Mir's Kristall module.
- crew transfer from Mir to the spaceplane, with testing of some of its systems in the course of twenty-four hours, including the remote manipulator
- undocking and autonomous flight in orbit
- docking of the manned Soyuz TM-101 with the spaceplane
- crew transfer from the Soyuz to the spaceplane and on board work in the course of twenty-four hours
- automatic undocking and landing
OK-1K2 is believed to be currently the property of Kazakhstan-Russia Joint Venture Company Aelita, a subsidiary of RKK Energia, but there is no reliable information nowadays. It is stored in the MZK building at Baikonur Cosmodrome together with its full mass-size layout. Location: .
- "Несостоявшаяся гордость отечественной космонавтики - второй летный корабль 11Ф35 первой серии (изделие 1.02)" (in Russian).
- "Экипажи "Бурана" Несбывшиеся планы". buran.ru. Retrieved 5 August 2006.
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