Soviet Spy Satellite

Always wanted a piece of a real Soviet spy satellite and have $18,500 burning a hole in your pocket? If so, then look no further than this fine specimen, which USSRPhoto says was once used on the Yantar 4K2 satellite. This 348-pound lens measures 4.36-feet long, has a diameter of 1.54-feet at its widest point, and was mounted to a Zhemchug-18 film camera. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Soviet Spy Satellite
Soviet Spy Satellite
Soviet Spy Satellite

“If you’re interested, you can purchase this lens from the website SS.ua, which is basically the craigslist of Ukraine. The price is $18,500, but the seller says the ‘price is negotiable.’ If you do end up buying this lens, you’ll probably need to figure out how to adapt it to you camera yourself,” reports Peta Pixel.