3 Centrifuge that Costed Eleven Tons of Gold and Preparation for a Journey to the Stars in a Star City

Centrifuge that Costed Eleven Tons of Gold and Preparation for a Journey to the Stars in a Star City

This posting is devoted to the review of the routines Russian space travellers undergo before they reach for the stars. All the activities are happening in the "Star City" - 25 km
away from Moscow. This place trains space heroes since 1960. They strive to prepare them for all the dangers and possibilities of the space travel. Let's see how it goes.
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1 Soviet Anti-submarine Helicopter KA-25

Soviet Anti-submarine Helicopter KA-25

First test model of this helicopter  was released back in 1965. It was planned as a naval helicopter. It carries
crew of two, one gun operator and/or twelve passengers. Let's see some historical photos of this machine:
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1 Story of Two Good Samaritans Who Saved a Fellow Driver

Story of Two Good Samaritans Who Saved a Fellow Driver

So this story makes you believe in humanity again. Like, two Russian men were getting home thru a very low traffic remote road at
-35 C outside. Then, when it was almost getting dark, they saw a Toyota SUV standing on a road side with one wheel missing.
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4 First Try to Build Russian Army  Camp at Extreme -40 C

First Try to Build Russian Army Camp at Extreme -40 C

This is a first try army commanders decided to move an army regiment from one region to another at extreme -40 C and
place them not in regular warm barracks but in temporary camping dwellings. Here is how they managed to do this:
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2 Mysterios Stone Balls of Saratov

Mysterios Stone Balls of Saratov

Before the New Year started a lot of photos like this appeared in social media of a huge stone balls wandering freely
pushed by winds or by other causes on the streets of Saratov city. A few days after the mystery got resolved:
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0 Russian Billionaire Granddaughter Wedding in London, Paid Guests Include Elton John, Mariah Carey etc

Russian Billionaire Granddaughter Wedding in London, Paid Guests Include Elton John, Mariah Carey etc

So another Russian billionaire has been having fun times in London last week. This time it was a wedding of a 19 year old grand daughter of Russian billionaire. Her rich grand dad hired A-class top world celebrities to sing and perform at her
wedding, names included Elton John, Mariah Carey, Antonio Banderas and some more. They say each of those stars get paid minimum of $1,000,000 to appear and perform on event like this, but it didn't stop him. Some photos inside.  
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1 Photos of a Boeing 747 Crashed on a Village in Kirgizia Today Killing its Inhabitants

Photos of a Boeing 747 Crashed on a Village in Kirgizia Today Killing its Inhabitants

Here are the first photos of a Boeing 747 plane crashing into a village in Kirgizia today, January
16 in the morning. Over 32 people living in this village died as a result of this crash.
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1 Awesome Photos of Moscow Above and Below the Clouds

Awesome Photos of Moscow Above and Below the Clouds

Such weather you have only a few times a year when after the extreme cold a warm air arrives from South.  At this moment magic happens but you can't see it from the
ground, you need to get bit higher to see all this, for example like this photographer did, you can climb an Ostankinskaia television tower. See awesome photos!
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Яковлев Андрей Алексеевич  (Россия, 1934-2012) «Быть в тайге городам» 1985
1 Visual Arts of the USSR. ” Old Road motive …”

Visual Arts of the USSR. ” Old Road motive …”

Yakovlev Andrey (Russia, 1934-2012)
"There will be cities in Taiga" 1985
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1 Visual Arts of the USSR. Aviation …

Visual Arts of the USSR. Aviation …

I congratulate us with the Day of Air Fleet There are a lot of pictures as always, so I arbitrary and transparently
divided them into civil and military fleet: Sytov Alexander Kapitonovich (Russia, 1957), "Small aviation" 1986
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