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Unbekannter Kosmonaut

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Soviet Space Poster

These Soviet Space-Race Propaganda Posters Retain Their Delusional Intensity 50 Years Later

soviet-space-program-propaganda-poster Glory to the Soviet people – the pioneer of space!

Not part of the Lesson plan yet, "In the name of peace" USSR Russian Space Program propaganda

Posters of the golden age of Soviet cosmonauts: Iraklii Toidze, In the Name of Peace, 1959

Did the Soviets Actually Build a Better Space Shuttle? - Popular Mechanics

Did the USSR Build a Better Space Shuttle?

Buran and Space Shuttle. Buran (snow storm) flew only once, powered into orbit by the Energia. Unlike the NASA orbiter which had main engines on the orbiter itself in addition to the SRB's, the Buran received all of its boost into space from the Energia.

The Russian Space Shuttle in the Hanger.

The Russian Space Shuttle Buran in the Hanger, the shuttle was never flown with astronauts on board.

The N1 (Nositel 1) Rocket for the soviet manned moon program. All four launch attempts failed. Notice the 30 (!) main engines - the Saturn V had just 5...

rocket approaching the pad at Baikonur. Visible at bottom are the flame trenches that would channel the first stage's thrust plume.

The Russian space shuttle. It proved to expensive and complicated to actually use.

The Soviet Buran shuttle on its first-and-only launch on 15 November 1988 [[MORE]] APictureFromThisDay: While it looked exactly like the American shuttle under the hood it was vastly different.