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What you need to know about the VDNKh Park in Moscow

What you need to know about the VDNKh Park in Moscow

Constructed in 1939, VDNKh aimed to showcase the finest aspects of the socialist era, its economy and its lifestyle. Originally, the VDNKh opened as the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy. Today, it’s still used as an exhibition and…

October sees World Space Week

October sees World Space Week

Over 3700 events spread across 80 countries marked 2017’s World Space Week and this year is set to equal if not better that programme. This year the theme is “Space Unites the World” and events take place from the 4th…

Will Cosmonautics Day inspire you to visit Star City?

Will Cosmonautics Day inspire you to visit Star City?

The very first manned space flight took place on 12th April 1961. Of course, it would be more than eight years before American astronaut Neil Armstrong would make history and be the first man to walk on the moon. But…

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day and we’re marking the occasion with a blog celebrating the life of Valentina Tereshkova, who turns 80 on March 6th. Tereshkova holds the distinction of being the first woman in space, having been selected…

The Memorial Museum of Gherman Titov is now open in the Altai Region

On the 6th of August after large-scale reconstruction works, the memorial museum for the great Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov was opened to the public. Gherman Titov became the second man to orbit the Earth aboard “Vostok 2”. The museum is…