A series of films about important pages of the life of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts. Valery Viktorovich Ryumin made three space flights on Soyuz series ships, then led flights and various space programs, including international ones. The fourth flight was made at the age of 58 as part of the crew of the Discovery shuttle, during this flight the last docking with the Mir orbital station took place.
Photo by Valery Ryumin.
Students in the classroom.
The machine is working.
Specialists of the Central Design Bureau of Electronic Engineering.
Developers of orbital stations of the Salyut series.
Baikonur, the launch of the Soyuz-25 rocket.
Ryumin and Kovalenok during the flight.
Employees of the MCC.
Failed docking with the Salyut-6 station.
Astronauts before the flight.
Ryumin and Lyakhov go to the rocket.
A crowd of mourners.
Astronauts wave goodbye.
The launch of Soyuz-32.
Ryumin goes into outer space to eliminate the malfunction.
MCC employees applaud.
The crew of Soyuz-32 after landing, the astronauts are sitting in chairs with bouquets of wildflowers in their hands.
Photo of Ryumin and Popov.
Ryumin and Popov work at the Salyut-6 station together with international crews.
View of the Earth from space.
Astronauts study the map.
The space station.
Ryumin as the head of flights.
Photos of Ryumin during the period of work on the Discovery program.
Ryumin at work in the MCC.
Ryumin with his wife Elena Kondakova.
Kondakova is part of the crew of the Soyuz TM-20 spacecraft, cosmonauts are traveling on a bus.
Ryumin's books "A Year outside the Earth", "At the Turn of the Century".
Portrait of Ryumin in a spacesuit.
Ryumin V.V. -- Soviet cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union. Kovalyonok V.V. -- Soviet cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel-General of Aviation, Candidate of Military Sciences, Professor, President of the Russian Cosmonautics Federation. Lyahov V.A. -- Soviet cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Popov L.I. -- Soviet cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Kondakova E.V. -- pilot-cosmonaut, the third female cosmonaut in the history of the USSR, Hero of the Russian Federation.
Calendar: 1950s 1960s 1977 1979 1980s 1994
Locations: Moscow  Moscow region  Kazakhstan