You have seen photos of the secret Soviet-era Tesla tower — capable of discharging as much energy as the entire USSR's power grid in 100 milliseconds — but you have never seen this like this, from a drone. Russia Today got permission to take this video of one of the most fascinating science facilities in the planet.
The facility is still operational in a forest near Moscow, where it can generate 150m artificial lightning bolts, making it "one of the world's most powerful lightning machines." Its latest job, according to RT: "lightning protection tests for Russia's Sukhoi Superjet aircraft."
Now, the Tesla towers are abandoned,