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Visions of the future from the cover of Soviet science magazine Tekhnika Molodezhi, 1954-1959.

Space Age matchbox labels promote the technolo…

Space Age matchbox labels promote the technological prowess of the Soviet Union.

A cosmonaut waves from a Soviet matchbox label…

A cosmonaut waves from a Soviet matchbox label celebrating the 50th anniversary of the October Revolution.

In the glorious future of the 1970s, flying fa…

In the glorious future of the 1970s, flying factories build 10-story high-rises in less than a week. Illustration from Soviet science magazine Tekhnika Molodezhi, October 1966.

Future space station, illustrated by Andrei So…

Future space station, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov, printed on a 1978 Soviet postcard.

Catching a ride on a rocketship, illustrated b…

Catching a ride on a rocketship, illustrated by S. Kaplan in the Soviet science magazine Knowledge Is Power (Знание-сила), issue #10, 1948.

The art of Soviet space propaganda, 1958-1963.

The art of Soviet space propaganda, 1958-1963.

1962 poster for Battle Beyond the Sun, an Engl…

1962 poster for Battle Beyond the Sun, an English-dubbed version of 1959’s Nebo Zovyot from the Soviet Union.

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 20, 1998, a Russ…

TODAY IN HISTORY: On November 20, 1998, a Russian Proton rocket lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying the Zarya Module, the first component of the International Space Station. (NASA)

Soviet space art by cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, p…

Soviet space art by cosmonaut Alexei Leonov, printed in the 1973 postcard set “In the Depths of the Universe.”