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rkk energiya museum

from space travel, space exploration posted in history by tacopolis

The S.P.Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation (or RKK Energiya) is the organization that has been carrying out Russia's space travel development and testing since the end of World War II.

The corporation has a museum called the RKK Energiya Museum on the factory grounds. Exhibits include the recovered capsule from the Vostok 1 mission with which Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, and the Vostok 6 capsule in which Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space.

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