Statues - Hither & Thither

Russia
Moscow - Москва

Prospekt Mira 111
Проспект Мира 111

(Cosmonauts Alley - Аллея Космонавтов)

Мстислав Всеволодович Келдыш

Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh

Riga 1911 - Moscow 1978
Soviet scientist in the field of mathematics and mechanics; one of the key figures behind Soviet space program
(Wikipedia)
Yuriy Chernov
1981

Moscow - Москва /  Мстислав Всеволодович Келдыш   Moscow - Москва /  Мстислав Всеволодович Келдыш

Description

Gray granite half-length figure.

Inscription(s)

академик
мстислав всеволодович
КЕЛДЫШ
Academician
Mstislav Vsevolodovich
Keldysh

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.

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Location (N 55°49'19" - E 37°38'20")

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