Ani is an ancient Armenian city but today it is located on the territory of Turkey. Founded over 1600 years ago it became the capital of the Armenian Kingdom of Ani. In the eleventh century it was populated by more than 100 thousand people. In the following centuries handreds of
times it was invaded by Byzantine emperors, Ottomans, nomadic Kurds, Armenians, Georgians... By the 1300s Ani was devastated and fully abandoned by the 1700s. In 2010 the Global Heritage Fund identified Ani as one of 12 worldwide sites most "On the Verge".
Last century, in the time of the cold war and the technological race, the USSR managed to begin its space era. The country was very successful in space exploration despite the fact it was still recovering after the war. In the period since 1957 to 1966 there were launched
more than 180 space objects, the first man was sent to space, the Moon, the Mars and the Venice started to be explored, many fundamental discoveries were made. To recall how the space was invaded we are going to the museum of cosmonautics in Moscow.