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Kapustin Yar (known today as Znamensk) is one of the Soviet Union's first rocket launch and missile development sites. The test ground was established on 13 May 1946, and to mark its 70th anniversary Russia's Defence Ministry has declassified revealing photographs of the site that offer a peak inside the top secret military complex.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Kapustin Yar (known today as Znamensk) is one of the Soviet Union's first rocket launch and missile development sites. The test ground was established on 13 May 1946, and to mark its 70th anniversary Russia's Defence Ministry has declassified revealing photographs of the site that offer a peak inside the top secret military complex.