Russian Urban Exploration

We came to the very small town of Dalniye Zelentsy in order to find and explore the abandoned Murmansk Marine Biology Institute (MMBI) base.

You can look at it from the outside in this post. Let’s climb inside this ship/plane.

ekranoplan

Lun, the first in the family of military missile-carrying ekranoplans weighing 400 metric tons, was put into service in 1987.

In the city of Saransk there is a derelict prison, or, more precisely, a penal settlement and a production facility for severe offenders.

This post is about the abandoned dynamic test system at the site 112 of the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

A little more than a month ago I returned from a trip to the heart of the main space harbor of this country: the Baikonur Cosmodrome.