4 Putting Space Maps Aside

Putting Space Maps Aside

The first cosmonauts of the USSR (Yuri Gagarin, Alexey Leonov, Boris
Volynov, Victor Gorbatko) having rest in Dolgoprudny in August 19th, 1963.
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4 KazSat-2: the Flight Is Normal

KazSat-2: the Flight Is Normal

Half a year ago the second Kazakhstan telecommunications satellite "KazSat-2" was launched from site #200 of Baikonur with help of a launch vehicle
"Proton-2". What has been happening to the satellite all this time? In what condition is it now? How and from where is it controlled?
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10 Again About Him On April, 12th

Again About Him On April, 12th

On 12th April, 1961, a spacehip "Vostok" with a pilot-cosmonaut Yuri A. Gagarin aboard made its first flight into space. "Vostok" was launched from the space launching site
"Baikonur", at 9:07 of Moscow time. The space ship made a single circle around the Earth and landed at 10:55 near Smelovka village, the Saratov region.
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17 In the Name of Peace And Progress!

In the Name of Peace And Progress!

"Let's conquer space!" For your attention is a set of
nice posters of the Soviet Space Program 1958-1963.
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2 Soviet Chronicles Of 1961 According To Life Magazine

Soviet Chronicles Of 1961 According To Life Magazine

The main Soviet events of 1961
were described in LIFE magazine.
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20 Soviet And Russian Space Programs

Soviet And Russian Space Programs

According to Head of the Russian Federal Space Agency V. Popovkin, it is likely that Russian cosmonauts will land on the Moon by 2020. Citizens of the Russian Federation, engineers or doctors by education, may apply for the program to be selected for the
expedition. The Russian Federal Space Agency also announced its plans to build research stations on Mars. All that is yet to happen in future so why not look back into the past to see what space programs the Soviet Union and Russia had.
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1 New Planetarium Opens In Novosibirsk

New Planetarium Opens In Novosibirsk

This astrophysical center of Novosibirsk is the largest planetarium in Siberia and the forth largest planetarium in Russia. It includes two astrophysical towers
where they are going to install telescopes shortly (including a solar one), a Foucault tower and a TV studio. The planetarium opened in 2012.
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23 SPACE IS CALLING

Space Is Calling

Yuri Gagarin was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut who was the first human to journey into outer
space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on April 12th, 1961.
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3 Photos Of Kamchatka Taken From Space

Photos Of Kamchatka Taken From Space

Nikolai Rerikh, a Russian painter, philosopher and traveler, has never been to Kamchatka. Nevertheless, the photos
presented in the Schelkovskaya Art Gallery are called 'Kamchatka and Rerikh'. Let us find out the reason for that.
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7 Water For Cosmonauts

Water For Cosmonauts

The Soviet Union's striving for being the first in everything let the country go down in history as the leader in space exploration. It created laboratory complexes which although became
outdated are still fit for use. However, many of them will never make it until modernization. This report is about one of such labs, still alive but doomed for "extinction".
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