Statues - Hither & Thither

Russia
Moscow - Москва

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
(Wikipedia)
Yuriy Chernov
1981

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

Description

Gray granite half-length figure.

Inscription(s)

конструктор
ракетных двигателей
и космических систем
академик
валентин петрович
ГЛУШКО
The designer
of rocket engines
and space systems
academician
Valentin Petrovich
Glushko

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°49'19" E 37°38'20"

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