RKK Energiya museum

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RKK Energiya museum
Vostok 1 after landing.jpg
The recovered Vostok 1 capsule, which flew the first human into space, on display at the RKK Energiya museum
RKK Energiya museum is located in Moscow
RKK Energiya museum
Location within Moscow
LocationRKK Energiya factory in Korolyov, near Moscow, Russia
Coordinates55°45′20″N 37°36′35″E / 55.75556°N 37.60972°E / 55.75556; 37.60972

The RKK Energiya museum is a museum dedicated to the early achievements of Russian space exploration programmes. It is located on the grounds of the RKK Energiya factory in Korolyov, near Moscow.

Amongst the exhibits are the recovered capsule from the Vostok 1 mission with which Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, the Vostok 6 capsule in which Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space, the Voskhod 2 capsule from which the first spacewalk was performed by Alexei Leonov, the Zond 5 capsule which carried two tortoises around the Moon in 1968, and the Soyuz 19 capsule used in the 1975 Apollo-Soyuz Test Project.[1]

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  1. ^ "Russia: Location of Russian Manned Spacecraft". Astronautix. Retrieved August 19, 2018.

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