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9 A Top Floor Evacuation – Can Save Lives of Many People [video]

A Top Floor Evacuation – Can Save Lives of Many People [video]

Russian company has made a unique emergency rescue system that can save a persons life if the
building is on fire and he has to jump in window. Here is a posting to describe it.
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2 The Hearbreaking Story of Laika: Dog in Space Who Never Got Back

The Hearbreaking Story of Laika: Dog in Space Who Never Got Back

On November 3rd, 1957 a space rocket was launched from Baikonur which brought a Sputnik-2 satellite to the Earth orbit. This was
the second man made space ship on the Earth orbit. And differently from its predecessor it was a much complex ship.
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0 Russian Cosmonaut Rides Vacuum Cleaner at the Space Station [full video]

Russian Cosmonaut Rides Vacuum Cleaner at the Space Station [full video]

Russian cosmonaut Anton Shkalperov flies around space station riding a... vacuum cleaner. "This is how
we do our cleaning at space station", comments a man above his video. Here is the full video:
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5 Russian Wooden Spaceship

Russian Wooden Spaceship

This is not a Star Wars fan creation. Not a children attraction neither. This is a pretty
serious product which helped a lot to develop latest stage of Soviet space program.
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1 Soviet Explorers on the North Pole

Soviet Explorers on the North Pole

These photos were made in 1950s-1960s. Those are Soviet North Pole explorers, pilots and
scientists, people who spent over one year on the pole without going to the mainland.
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0 This Day in History: July 22, 1951, First Live Animals Fly to Space

This Day in History: July 22, 1951, First Live Animals Fly to Space

On yesterday's date, 22 July 1951, first recorded live animals from the Earth has gone to space. Sixty-six years
ago two Russian dogs - Dezik (Daisy) and Tsigan (Gypsie) has landed a rocket and were fired into space.
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3 Pripyat: Before and After Photos

Pripyat: Before and After Photos

Those are the photos of seven locations in Pripyat before and after the nuclear accident in 1986. Almost thirty
years after city is abandoned and overgrown with bushes and trees, however it wasn't like this always.
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3 Soviet Sci-Fi Mag Predicts Future

Soviet Sci-Fi Mag Predicts Future

Soviet magazine "Tekhnika Molodezhi" ("Youth's Technics") was sort of Soviet "Popular Mechanics" mag. Was covering newest technological topics and also always tried to speak about technologies of the nearest future. Every issue of the mag tried to predict
how 21st century would look like. Here are some of the predictions. Let's start with the earliest magazine issues and gradually move forward to late 1970s to see how 21st century predictions changed as 20th century technologies evolved.
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2 A Few Pretty Interesting Facts About Soviet-Russian Space Suits

A Few Pretty Interesting Facts About Soviet-Russian Space Suits

    Today we share some facts about Soviet and Russian space suits, how
are they made, what purpose do they serve and what problems they solve.
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0 Russian robot Fyedor going to fly a spaceship

Russian robot Fyedor going to fly a spaceship

Russian scientists announced that the new Russian spaceship called "Federation" would be piloted by.. a robot. They call him Fyedor. Russian top space engineer Evgeny Mikrin said that Fyedor is going to put first Federation spaceship on the Earth orbit.  The first planned
robot manned mission is in year 2021. Robot Fyedor is already got a working prototype and it can do different tasks including walking, running, climbing and driving cars and also drilling holes. Let's see some more photos and a video of Fyedor in business:
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