Cyril Amourette

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Space-Earth-Man Mosaic

Space-Earth-Man Mosaic

Considering 50 years ago today, Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968) became the first human to journey into outer space, I thought I would put up some mid-century space related pieces. Lire la suite ici : Space-Earth-Man Mosaic

Voskhod Spacecraft “Globus” IMP navigation instrument

Voskhod Spacecraft “Globus” IMP navigation instrument

Globus IMP instruments were spacecraft navigation instruments used in Soviet and Russian manned spacecraft. The IMP acronym stems from the Russian expression Indicator of position in flight, but the instrument is informally referred to as the Globus. Voskhod Spacecraft “Globus” IMP navigation instrument

Soviet Town Hidden on the Edge of the Earth

Soviet Town Hidden on the Edge of the Earth

The Soviet ghost town of Pyramiden is located on the island of Svalbard beyond the Arctic Circle at a distance of 120 kilometers (about 74 miles) from Barentsburg. Soviet Town Hidden on the Edge of the Earth

Here’s what it’s like to Spend the Night in Chernobyl

Here’s what it’s like to Spend the Night in Chernobyl

Look online and the Hotel Desyatka appears on booking sites like most other hotels. A quick Google search will tell you that it consists of, “Basic lodging on leafy grounds, offering a cozy restaurant/pub, plus free parking and breakfast. Here’s what it’s like to Spend the Night in Chernobyl