Some guys managed to take these shots in a secret department laboratory of the Moscow Aviation Institute. Touch the history of the Russian astronautics and missilery!
APDA – Androgynous peripheral docking assembly. A docking mechanism used at the International Space Station.
Pin of the docking mechanism “Igla”
“Igla” operation showing stand
Space vehicle inside
The main hall: Soviet lunar craft to the left and two satellites
Landing “leg” of a lunar craft
You may stand and watch these details for hours…
What a beauty! This serious face is an instrument module.
Micromotor for pressing a lunar craft to the Moon
A huge space vehicle with big antennas
It is the very hatch from where a cosmonaut came out to the Moon.
“Mars-97” model, lower part – fuel tanks
Lander of a space craft “Soyuz”
“Open the hatch and take the key!”
The bottom in close up. A balance weight made of lead.
A student of the institute
In a classroom
Attachment point of a parachute system to a lander
Inside the lander, it is very small!
Habitable room of “Soyuz”
Chute boots of the lander
“Soyuz” space craft
Its onboard systems section