A Brief Guide to Russian Space Movies
In the 60 years since Gagarin, the world’s first spacefaring nation has produced its own equivalents of <i>The Right Stuff </i>and <i>Apollo 13</i>.
Why the Soviets Lost the Moon Race
Even with a late start, cosmonauts might still have made the first lunar landing. But by the end of 1968, it was game over.
The Man Behind the Curtain
Space czar Sergei Korolev won fame for the launch of Sputnik, but a more modest genius deserves the credit.
Russia's Long Love Affair with Space
It started with Utopian dreams and rocketeers.