Inside Yuri’s living quarters

A peak inside Yuri’s original home, now a museum plus a potted history of Russia’s success in space exploration in this BBC report. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-35079476 Continue reading

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Birth of the Space Age

Creative Review, flagship magazine of the graphic designer show an exciting glimpse of what to expect at the current exhibition at the Science Museum, London. More on this interview with curators Doug Millard and Natalia Sidlina about the show… Continue reading

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POSTERS 6 – Glory of the Space Heroes – Glory of the Soviet People

Sergei Korolev was the chief designer of the Cold War era space program – but no-one was allowed to know his name. That information was classified. He was simply known to those close to him as ‘the Boss’. Sweden’s Nobel … Continue reading

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POSTERS 3 – The Fairy Tale Became Truth

This poster celebrates the successful first manned orbit of the Earth. Yuri Gagarin became a global hero almost over night. Cosmonauts were the heroes of the Soviet Union and Gagarin was portrayed as Prometheus – giving fire to man. A … Continue reading

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The Making of Cosmonauts

A chance remark, back in 2008 started a chain of events leading the most significant exhibition of Soviet and Russian space artifacts held outside of Russian. This talk with Doug Millard, Senior Curator of Cosmonauts, tells the story of how … Continue reading

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