World Flight Over Russia
Yuri Gagarin Capsule
A replica of the capsule Yuri Gagarin, who should be thought first as a pilot and second as a Cosmonaut, in a room dedicated to early Soviet firsts that were launched by the Soviet program. Konstanin Tsiokovskii was the "Father of Astronautics" who, along with with Sergei Korolov, gave the Russians big start in the Space Race. He provided an equation for a space craft to enter earth's orbit at about the Wright Brothers were changing history in Kitty Hawk. His favorite quote was, "The Earth is a cradle of the mind, but one cannot live in a cradle forever."
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