A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. The most common form today is known as a residential garden, but the term garden has traditionally been a more general one. Zoos, which display wild animals in simulated natural habitats, were formerly called zoological gardens. Western gardens are almost universally based on plants, with ga..
An illustration of an astronaut prepping up with his suit.
An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the terms are sometimes applied to anyone who travels into space, including scientists, politicians, journalists, and tourists. Starting in the 1950s up to 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments, either by t..
A statue is a sculpture representing one or more people or animals (including abstract concepts allegorically represented as people or animals), normally full-length, as opposed to a bust, and at least close to life-size, or larger. A small statue, usually small enough to be picked up, is called a statuette or figurine.
The definition of a statue is not always clear-cut; equestrian statues, of a person on a horse, are certainly included, and in many cases, such as a Madonna and Child or a Pie..
Binoculars, field glasses or binocular telescopes are a pair of identical or mirror-symmetrical telescopes mounted side-by-side and aligned to point accurately in the same direction, allowing the viewer to use both eyes (binocular vision) when viewing distant objects. Most are sized to be held using both hands, although sizes vary widely from opera glasses to large pedestal mounted military models.
Unlike a (monocular) telescope, binoculars give users a three-dimensional image: for nearer object..
Moscow International Film Festival 1963
Scribble on back also reads 'Spacemen'
Photo Stamped 23 July 1963
The third international festival Moscow Film will be held from 7 to 21 July 1963 . The Grand Prix is awarded to the Italian film 8½ directed by Federico Fellini . ..
Interior of an artificial satellite.
A satellite is an object that orbits another object. In space, satellites may be made by man, or they may be natural. The moon is a natural satellite that orbits the Earth. Most man-made satellites also orbit the Earth, but some orbit other planets, such as Saturn, Venus or Mars, or the moon...
the Soviet space exhibition at the Museum of Technology in Stockholm in the spring of 1966. The exhibition was visited by both cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, and first US astronaut John Glenn...
Three Bulgarians chosen to take part in joint Soviet Bulgarian space mission "Shipka" in February 1988. Commander of the first crew Lieutenant Colonel anatolii Solovyov, BOard engineer Viktor Savinih, Researcher Alxander.
people, men, Lieutenant Colonel, Anatolii Solovyov, Board engineer, Viktor Savinih, Researcher, Alxander, standing, space mission, ready, prepared, 1988..
An illustration of the transmission system from satellite to antenna.
TV across the Atlantic
A transmission system operator (TSO) is an entity entrusted with transporting energy in the form of natural gas or electrical power on a national or regional level, using fixed infrastructure. The term is defined by the European Commission.
Illustration, transmission system, satellite, antenna, signals, earth, 1962..
Soviet Cosmonauts Vladimir Titov and Musa Manarov mending radio communication units abroad the orbital space station "MIR", 1989.
Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov (Russian: Владимир Георгиевич Титов), Colonel, Russian Air Force, Ret., and former Russian cosmonaut was born January 1, 1947, in Sretensk, in the Zabaykalsky Krai region of Russia. He is married to the former Alexandra Kozlova of Ivanovo Region, Russia. They have two children.
Musa Khiramanovich Manarov (Russian: Муса Хираманович Манаров..
Gemini 5 (officially Gemini V) was a 1965 manned spaceflight in NASA's Gemini program. It was the third manned Gemini flight, the 11th manned American flight and the 19th spaceflight of all time (includes X-15 flights over 100 kilometers (54 nmi)). It was also the first time an American manned space mission held the world record for duration, set on August 26, 1965, by breaking the Soviet Union's previous record set by Vostok 5 in 1963...