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A MRIA AIRCRAFT CARRIES THE SOVIET SPACE SHUTTLE BURAN ON A RECENT FLIGHT NEAR KIEV

A MRIA AIRCRAFT CARRIES THE SOVIET SPACE SHUTTLE BURAN ON A RECENT FLIGHT NEAR KIEV. THE MRIA, AN RN-225 JET TRANSPORTER, HAS A TOTAL WEIGHT OF 600 TONS WHEN CARRYING THE BURAN. ACCORDING TO SOVIET REPORTS, BOTH THE AIRCRAFT AND SPACECRAFT WILL TRAVEL TO THE DISPLAY AT THIS YEAR'S PARIS AIR SHOW.