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tsiolkovsky.jpg Russian teacher, writer, space exploration theorist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky on his bicycle.
General Karim Karimov, the "anonymous" Chairman of the Aeronautics Commission is shown on the right. karimov(80s).jpg
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Yuri Koptev, Georgi Beregovoi, Karim Karimov, Mr. Afanasiev.
Cosmonauts Oleg Makarov and Vasili Lazarev reporting flight readiness for Soyuz 12 to General Karim Karimov. lazarev-makarov-karimov.jpg
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Cosmonauts Vitali Sevastyanov, Pyotr Klimuk, Georgi Grechko, Alexy Gubarev, Oleg Makarov, Vasili Lazarev, Valeri Kubasov, and Alexi Leonov at the Museum of Lenin.
First 4 Soviet Cosmonauts
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Yuri Gagarin, Andrian Nikolayev, Pavel Popovich, Gherman Titov
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First row: l-r, P. Popovich, V. Gorbatko, E. Khrunov, Y. Gagarin, S. Korolev, N. Korolev (with Natasha, Popovich's daughter), E.A. Karpov (chief of cosmonauts), N.K. Nikitin (parachute coach), E.A. Fedorov (physician)
Second row, l-r: A. Leonov, A. Nikolayev, M. Rafikov, D. Zaikin, B. Volynov, G. Titov, G. Nelyubov, V. Bykovski, G. Shonin
Third row, l-r: V. Filatyev, I Anikeyev, P. Belyayev
As above, from another angle.
 
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Again, this time Gagarin has moved to Korolev's left and the woman and child are gone.
A complete N-1 and its launch tower are shown on the right. A second launch tower and a pair of taller towers (for lightening protection) are to the left. The launch tower to the left was destroyed in a catastrophic launch failure on 3 July, 1969. (Circa 1968 or 1969) n1-rocket.jpg
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