The power supply system "Buran". (1992)

Documentary №51760, 3 parts, duration: 0:28:00
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Man V.


The film is about the structure of the power supply system of reusable space vehicle "Buran".

Reel №1

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View of the spacecraft "Buran" in the hangar, the withdrawal of the ship from the hangar.

General view of the hall of the mission control Center (MCC), the staff monitor the readings of the spacecraft systems before launch.

"Buran" before the start.

MCC staff monitor the operation of the power supply system of the vehicle.

Buran is landing during a test flight.

Newsreel 1957: preparing for the flight of the first artificial Earth satellite.

General view of the launch pad at Baikonur, the spaceship "Vostok-1" before the launch on 12 April 1961.

Yuri Gagarin in spacecraft cabin.

The launch of the spacecraft.

Stills docking in space.

Space station flight.

Buran landing after a test flight.

The Monument To The Queen Of S. P.

View of one of the buildings NPO "Energy".

Engineers and designers during the workshop.

The scheme of location of power plant "Buran".

Engineers at work.

Scientists during the meeting.

Manufacturer of power plant of a spaceship, engineers and fitters at work.

Worker nodes of the power plant, complete sets of cryogenic storage of hydrogen oxygen generators.

Scheme and operation of the main parts of the power plant (animation).

Conducting experiments to improve the quality of the fuel elements, laboratory staff at work.

The research process in the laboratories of NPO "Energy".

The process of making an asbestos matrix, porous tape for electrodes.

The manufacturing process of the electrodes installation and setup of battery.

Conduct the leak test in a special chamber.

The Assembly process of an electrochemical generator.


The Yuri A. Gagarin-the cosmonaut

Calendar: 1957 12.04.1961

Locations: Space [204] Kazakhstan [114] USSR [863]

Seasons: Spring [825]

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General view of one of the workshops of the NGO "Energy".

Work precision machine, manufacturing process of the parts of the power plant of the ship "Buran".

The manufacturing process of the generator frame.

The production process in the workshops of the NGO "Energy".

The work of the technical control Department.

The Assembly process of components and assemblies of the generator, testing them at different temperatures.

A view of the assembled generator.

The process of testing the alternator on the shake table, operation of test equipment.

Test generator for linear overload and thermal vacuum chamber.

Types of test bench for the generator on a resource.

Sending a generator placed in the insulation Assembly of the power plant.

Type mounted power plant.

The scheme of work of the various systems installation (animation).

The verification process blocks drainage experiments to determine the optimal design blocks.

Process vent inert gases after the purging of the fuel cell, to test various options for construction of drainage blocks.

Build cryogenic tanks for storing fuel of the power plant, Assembly of the inner sheath of the vessels, setting the resonance of the fuel level sensor.

The device thermal insulation of the inner shell.

A dashboard modules thermoplate and mounted them on the units.

The Assembly process automatic control systems of the power plant.

Verification and submission to the Assembly of the instrument module.

Assembly units of the power plant.

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Preparation of test units and aggregates of "Buran" inert gases, hydrogen and oxygen.

The staff of NPO Energia for consoles during the last pre-start check of power plant of the vehicle, General view of the plant during the tests.

Scientific and experimental testing of the plant on specially designed stands.

Power plant before transporting, check the installation on a shaker, the faces of the testers.

The test charge.

The test setup in the vacuum of space and cold space, set up space in the environment simulation chamber.

Test electrical load in different modes.

The appearance of the building complex for the endurance test setup.

The process of testing cryogenic tanks, type of unit during the endurance test.

Domestic types of panel space with diagrams, the staff at work.

Experimental test setup for integrated electrical stand of the ship, the wires and cables attached to the ship's systems.

General view of the "Buran" in the Assembly time.

The output of the "Buran" at the launch complex.

"Buran" at the start.

Validation power plant at the start.

Interior views of the command bunker complex "Energy-Buran", the faces of the officers, supervising the work of ground and airborne systems.

Members of the State Commission taking a decision on the admission of the powerplant for a space flight.

The output of the "Buran" on the launch pad.

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