Across Russia and the Eastern Bloc, the Soviet side of the space race was celebrated in massive, colorful murals. And while some of them are starting to crumble, they still stand as inspiring visions of human progress.
Weltall, Erde, Mensch (Space, Earth, People), by Otto Schmutzmeister, Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany, 1970
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A relief with the faces of Valentina Tereshkova and Valery Bykovsky on the facade of the administrative center of Karaganda, Kazakhstan
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