"VEGA" flies to the past (1984)

Documentary №38752, 2 parts, duration: 0:15:24
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Ivanov V.
Screenwriters:Nehamkin I.
Camera operators:Kryuchkov Yu.


The film is about the preparation for the launch of automatic interplanetary station "VEGA-1" space project "Venus - Halley's comet".

Reel №1

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Check the automatic interplanetary station "VEGA-1" before running.

A meeting of scientists on the project "Venus - Halley's comet".

Interview with the project Manager V. M. Kovtunenko.

Scheme of the project.

Animation: the flight plan.

Chinese document with a certificate of Halley's comet.

Drawings, prints, tapestries with the image of Halley's comet.

Portraits of E. Halley in different ages.

Animation: the motion of Halley's comet in relation to the movement of the planets of the Solar system.

Scientist looking into telescope.

Information about Halley's comet on may 13, 1910.

Chronicle of the 1908 year:

The beam of a movie projector.

The fall of the Tunguska meteorite.


The picture of the comet.

Says scientific project leader R. Z. Sagdeev.


Kovtunenko V. M. -- designer of rocket-technical systems, doctor of technical Sciences, Professor, corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences and Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, member of the International Academy of Astronautics, Honored worker of science and technics of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labor. Sagdeev R. Z.-doctor of physico-mathematical Sciences, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Sciences, Hero of Socialist Labor.

Calendar: 30.06.1908

Locations: Moscow [820]

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Soviet and foreign scientists working on a space ship "VEGA".

Platform with cameras.

Check the operation of the systems of the machine.

Ready space station.

Apparatus "VEGA".

A meeting of the Board of the "Intercosmos" in Tallinn.

Says the Chairman of the Council V. A. Kotelnikov.

The report from Japanese scientists.

Specialists train station "VEGA" for the flight.

Remote checking of equipment on a computer.

Animation: flight of the comet.


Sagdeev R. Z. Kotelnikov V. A.-Soviet scientist in the field of radio, telecommunication and radar of the planets, doctor of technical Sciences, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Sciences, twice Hero of Socialist Labor.

Locations: Moscow [820] Tallinn [970]

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