Category: soviet union

“At the Poles of the Earth” postcards from the…

“At the Poles of the Earth” postcards from the Soviet Union, illustrated by Valentin Viktorov, 1976.

Soviet postcards featuring space art by Andrei…

Soviet postcards featuring space art by Andrei Sokolov, 1963-1980.

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed in…

Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed in Future Life, November 1981.

1965 Soviet postcard with space art by Andrei …

1965 Soviet postcard with space art by Andrei Sokolov.

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.”

Helicopters fly over (and under) the orbital c…

Helicopters fly over (and under) the orbital city of the future. Soviet space art by Andrei Sokolov, printed on a 1982 postcard.

1965 Soviet postcard with space art by Andrei …

1965 Soviet postcard with space art by Andrei Sokolov.

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolo…

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. 1968 postcard from the Soviet Union.

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolo…

A forest on Mars, illustrated by Andrei Sokolov and cosmonaut Alexei Leonov. 1968 postcard from the Soviet Union.

Happy Cosmonautics Day! On April 12, 1961, Yur…

Happy Cosmonautics Day! On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space. (Poster art by Valentin Viktorov.)