Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

The universal complex Stand-Start of the Baikonur cosmodrome is one of the greatest monuments of the ambitious Soviet space exploration plans. It’s the very object we are going to visit right now.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Platform 250.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Service tower.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

One of light towers.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

The acoustical sound test stand together with the assembly and filling complex.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Hoses for filling and discharge of rocket fuel.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

So-called “grasshoppers”.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Launch pad itself.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

Top of the mast.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

View of the pad 110 from where Energia-Buran was launched.

Stand Start Complex of Baikonur

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5 thoughts on “Stand Start Complex of Baikonur”

    • In order to attain some orbits you have to launch at the correct time, be it day or night. Can’t stop the Earth from turning.

  1. gosh so amazin, i guess was one of the best thing of what the soviet goverment could try to done, research the space, so sad how it look now =(

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