Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Raspopina, Sasha (2015), Cult of the cosmic: How space travel became the unofficial religion of the USSR, Retrieved on 2015-11-09
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    09 NOV 2015

     The Russian Religion of Spaceflight

    The space programme was presented as the result of the great work of the proletariat. The Moon, a 1965 film by Pavel Pavel Klushantsev, presents a future in which Soviet people live a life of peace and progress on the colonised moon, thanks to the technological advances capable under communism. We had made it to the stars and, as the saying went, “there was no bearded old God there”. Only science. Only the Soviet system. Space themes were woven into everyday life, into endless festivals ...
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