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Nearest metro station: VDNKh
Sculptor: S.A. Shcherbakov, S.S. Shcherbakov
Architect: A.V. Kuzmin, I.N. Voskresenskiy
The sculpture of founder of the practical astronautics Sergei Pavlovich Korolev is placed on the high pedestal. He is standing in formal suit and confidently looking into the distance. Maybe he is watching the launching of the rocket. And through condensation trail he is seeing the future of the astronautic and humanity. There are bas-reliefs on the pedestal. The bas-reliefs show the first and main steps to the space. It is a launching the first artificial satellite, the first flight of a human Yuri Gagarin to the space and the first output of Alexey Leonov into open space.
The monument was established on the Memorial Alley in honor of the Cosmonauts in 2008 in honor the Great scientist and father of practical astronautics Sergei Korolev.
Go to metro station VDNH and exit to the crossroad between the Prospect of Peace and the Ostankino passage and go it to the Memorial Alley in honor of the Cosmonauts. Walk on the Alley till the sculptural composition solar system and from the left side of the sculptural composition you will see the monument to Sergei Korolev.