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22 September 2018


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There are 12 item(s) tagged with the keyword "space".

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1. Lost Game, but Newfound Pride

What’s out of this world? Russia’s performance in the World Cup, a Russian cargo ship, and showers in Samara!

Tags: space, soccer, World Cup, samara
By Irina Bukharin
2. Santa Claus, Space Aliens, & Robot Cars

Father Frost gets iced, a space shuttle gets wet, and cars get driven driverlessly. Plus, famous Russian buildings go on vacation, the Romanovs take TV, and Russian smilies)

Tags: romanovs, yandex, space, father frost
By Alice E.M. Underwood
3. The Biggest Cheesecake, The Artsiest Robot, and The Spaciest Station

A record-breaking cake, a robot breaking (conceptions of) art, and a space station breaking international boundaries. Plus, flying cars and how to live on Mars.

Tags: Mars, Roscosmos, space, robot, cake, Stavropol, Russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
4. Cosmonautics Day and Fruit in Disguise

Investigations: the state of Russian cosmonautics, what happens to prohibited fruit, and when mourners aren't really mourning. Plus, sneaking pickles into space. 

Tags: russia, space, sanctions, kremlin, cosmonaut
By Alice E.M. Underwood
5. 100 Years Ago, In a Monarchy Far, Far Away

Exactly 100 years ago, on February 23, 1917, the Russian Revolution began. And once you've learned about that, there's space, WWII reenactments, and a portal back to medieval times. 

Tags: russia, february revolution, 1917, bolsheviks, space, WWII, medieval
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Kaluga

Photographer Svetlana Tarasova takes us to the heart of Russia: Kaluga. Here, along the Oka River,  the Russian space program began. 

Tags: space, Oka
By Svetlana Tarasova
7. The First Canine Cosmonauts

The Soviet Union’s first pair of pups launched into space on July 22, 1951, and their suborbital flight was a big pawprint in the Cold War Space Race.‚Äč

Tags: space race, rocket, russia, dogs, soviet union, space, cold war
By Alice E.M. Underwood
8. Icebergs and tigers and starships, oh my!

Which would you rather: be trapped in the Arctic or accused of treason? Okay, not a fun game. But a worthwhile read about the latest in Russian news. 

Tags: arctic, gagarin, navalny, tiger, zoo, warhol, space, iceberg
By Alice E.M. Underwood
9. Gagarin Lives!

Yury Gagarin’s 108-minute space flight on April 12, 1961, propelled him to a level of celebrity never before known to any Soviet. His smiling face graced postal stamps, Palekh souvenir boxes, and fine porcelain, as he mingled with the beau monde of planet Earth.

Tags: gagarin, space, 1961
By Maria Antonova
10. When Peace Came to Earth

Thirty years ago tomorrow, the Mir Space Station was launched. It was a technological wonder of its time.

Tags: russia, mir, space, science
By The Editors

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