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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HUMAN SPACE FLIGHTS

12 April 2021

This week we are celebrating the International Day of Human Space Flight. This day is a special day for our country - a day of pride, as on April 12, 1961, a citizen of the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin, for the first time in the world made an orbital flyby of the Earth, opening the era of manned space flights.
NEW PROJECT OF THE MUSEUM OF COSMONAUTICS

08 April 2021

Russian News Agency TASS and its educational project Newm together with the Museum of Cosmonautics of Moscow have launched a new project - a series of videos dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The first of the three stories introduces viewers to the process of rocketing the Vostok launch vehicle and placing the spacecraft in orbit.

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OPEN-AIR EXHIBITION ON NEVSKY PROSPECT

14 April 2021

These days the open-air exhibition Through the Prospect is taking place on the main thoroughfare of St. Petersburg. The works of local sculptors are exhibited on the main avenue of the city - Nevsky Prospect. Since 8th December sculptures have been appearing every night on transparent pedestals. A total of 13 works will be placed on Nevsky Prospect, most of them were made specifically for this exposition. The Governor of St. Petersburg Alexander Beglov noted that such an exhibition would become a kind of New Year's gift for the townspeople and would help to create a festive atmosphere. St. Petersburg and Moscow are known for their outstanding New Year decorations that make you feel as if you were in a fairy tale.