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Prospekt Mira 111
Проспект Мира 111

(Cosmonauts Alley - Аллея Космонавтов)

Валентин Петрович Глушко

Valentin Petrovich Glushko

Odessa 1908 - 1989
Soviet engineer, and the principal Soviet "Chief Designer" of spacecraft and rockets during the Soviet/American Space Race
Yuriy Chernov

Moscow - Москва /  Валентин Петрович Глушко   Moscow - Москва /  Валентин Петрович Глушко


Gray granite half-length figure.


ракетных двигателей
и космических систем
валентин петрович
The designer
of rocket engines
and space systems
Valentin Petrovich

Cosmonauts Alley - Аллея Космонавтов

The Cosmonauts Alley is a 275 m long and 15 m wide pedestrian-only avenue in northern Moscow leading from the intersection Prospekt Mira / Ostankinskiy proyezd in the south to the Memorial Museum of Astronautics - Мемориальный музей космонавтики with the Monument to the Conquerors of Space to the north.
In the center of the avenue is a series of los granite form shaped as stars with on text plaques the history of Soviet Space Research. Further there are several monuments.

Click here for a interactive map with the locations of the statues.


Sources & Information


Locatie (N 55°49'19" - E 37°38'20") (Satellite view: Google Maps)

Item Code: ru175; Photograph: 14 July 2011
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