Friday, January 30, 2015

A Monument to Space Conquerors in Russia

The Monument to "Space Conquerors" was erected in 1964 in honor of The first artificial Earth satellite launching.  The monument is situated on the Alley of Space Heroes.
The architects M. Barsch and A. Kolchin,
sculptor A. Faidysh-Krandievskiy.

State institution of culture of Moscow

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The monument is 110 meters (360.9 feet) tall, has 77° incline, and is made of titanium. The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics is located inside the base of the monument.

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