Military Academy of Strategic Rocket Forces located in Moscow is one of the best institutes of higher military and technical education and a large research institute in Russia.
Today, its museum opened its doors, so let’s go in!
The building where the academy is situated, is the largest building built before the revolution (it’s 379 m long) and an architectural monument of the 18th – the 19th century.
The museum of the academy tells its visitors about the history of the academy and its employees and graduates.
A rockets control panel.
These keys had to be turned synchronously by two officers.
A giant globe.
In the academy, there is a large collection of literature a lot of museums ‘would kill for’. The oldest book here is ‘About Military Service’ and it was published in 1484! The collection also has the first book on military science which was released in 1649.
In the background there is a combustion chamber of the first Soviet ballistic rocket.
This calculation device was made in the 60s.
A nuclear explosive detonating fuse. Without it, a nuclear bomb turns into radioactive trash.