Another big monument in Moscow is the Monument to the Conquerors of space. It’s located at the main entrance of the Vdnkh metro station. Its height is a little bit more than 100m and shows a rocket rising in the sky. The columns represent all the gases and smokes emitted during the launching. There is a museum of Cosmonautics on its base. It was erected in 1964 to commemorates the space exploration of the Soviet Union.

Monument to the Conquerors of Space in Moscow
Monument to the Conquerors of Space

The monument can be seen on ten kopek coin.

10 Kopek coin 50 years of the October Revolution
10 Kopec coin

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