By the morning star (1972)

Documentary №37389, 2 parts, duration: 0:15:57
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Rodichev D.
Screenwriters:Konovalov B.
Camera operators:T. Alejnikov
Anouncers:Hmara L.



The film tells about the exploration of the planet Venus, about the work of automatic stations "Venus-7" and "Venus-8".

Reel №1 By the morning star

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Pictures depicting St.

Petersburg in the 18th century, behind the scenes the text of the Senate decree on the organization of an observatory for observing the planet Venus sounds (synchronously).

Portraits of MV Lomonosov, drawings of cosmic bodies in the atmosphere of Venus.

Figures of dinosaurs and other ancient animals supposedly inhabiting Venus.

Water surface.

Comparison of Venus and Earth (animation).

Preparation of the automatic station "Venus" for flight, types of nodes and aggregates of the station.

Soviet automatic stations "Venus-1,2,3" in the orbit of Venus (animation).

A copy of the first pennant delivered to Venus.

Type of part of the shop for manufacturing individual parts of automatic stations.

Employees of the design office for the drawings.

Newsreel of 1967: preparation for the flight of the automatic station "Venus-4".

Types of nodes and aggregates of the station, their connection.

View of the descent vehicle of the station.

Tests of the descent vehicle and parachute under conditions of overloads.

Descent vehicles of automatic stations move to the surface of Venus, the study of the atmosphere of Venus (animation).

"Venus-7" on the surface of Venus (animation).

Preparation for the flight of the station Venera-8.

Station layout (animation).

View of the station's orbital compartment.

Key words


Calendar: 1972

Locations: Space [204] Kazakhstan [114]

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The sequence of actions of the descent vehicle of the station "Venera-8" on approach to Venus and landing it on the surface of the planet, the internal scheme of the descent vehicle. (animation).

View of the descent vehicle, installation of instruments and antennas.

Type of spare antenna.

Sign of the 50th anniversary of the formation of the USSR and a portrait of Lenin VI aboard the station.

Moving the hull of the station to the exit from the hangar.

"Venus-8" flies to Venus, the scheme of planting the station on the surface of the planet (animation).

Specialists of the Center for Remote Space Communications at the remote control.

The descent scheme of the descent vehicle (animation).

Landing of the descent vehicle on Venus, the surface views of Venus.

Specialists receive data from the surface of Venus.

The view of one of the automatic stations for the next flight to Venus.

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