Statues - Hither & Thither

Russia
Moscow - Москва

Prospekt Mira 111
Проспект Мира 111

(Cosmonauts Alley - Аллея Космонавтов)

Константин Эдуардович Циолковский

Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovskiy

Izhevskoye 1857 - Kaluga 1935
Imperial Russian and Soviet rocket scientist and pioneer of the astronautic theory
(Wikipedia)
Andrey Faydysh-Krandiyevskiy
1964

Moscow - Москва /  Константин Эдуардович Циолковский   Moscow - Москва /  Константин Эдуардович Циолковский

Description

Stone statue of Tsiolkovskiy looking up in the sky.

Inscription(s)

ЦИОЛКОВСКИЙ

основоположник
космонавтики

Tsiolkovskiy

founder of
space exploration

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.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 55°49'20" E 37°38'22"

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