It is obvious that the main symbol of the USSR was Space. When we speak about the Soviet Union we usually remember the first sattellites with four antennas, smile of Gagarin, the first cosmonaut, the metal cylinder on eight wheels - Lunokhod... Little boys were dreaming about space and often tried to make
their own moonwalkers, they didn't know that the Moon was already conquered by Americans thrice. Some of those boys never stopped dreaming. Such people created a wonderful museum we are going to visit again today - the research and manufacturing association named after S. A. Lavochkin.
Amderma had been one of the big Soviet fluorite deposits before WWII. After the war many more deposits were found and this one was closed. But instead it started to develop as a base for the Arctic region research. They built a bigger airport and in the 60s
the new radar station P-70 Lena-M was constructed near the settlement whose population reached 15000 people then. Everything started to decay after the collapse of the USSR. Today the number of people living here is equal to 350 only...