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11 December 2018


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There are 15 item(s) tagged with the keyword "space".

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1. Jedi Masters, Moon Colonies, and More

This week goes intergalactic with a moon colony, two jedi masters, and several unhappy taxi drivers.

Tags: putin, space, ukraine, moscow
By Irina Bukharin
2. Pop-Up Makerspace: Cosmonaut Edition

Free with Admission Drop-in to the Museum's Pop-up Makerspace, inspired by the exhibition From Corncobs to Cosmonauts. Activities include daily design challenges and crafts appropriate for all ages.

Tags: space, cosmonaut
3. Of Rockets and Ruptures

Falling objects, family feuds, and friendly felines dominated our attention this week.

Tags: space, nasa, Trump, orthodox church, cat
By Irina Bukharin
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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

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