[FPSPACE] Fwd: Re: The revived "Cosmos"
David R. Woods
drwoods at stny.rr.com
Sat Apr 14 11:32:24 EDT 2018
My brother did his PhD thesis on the low energy part of the cosmic ray
spectrum that is blocked by the atmosphere. He used the cosmic ray
damage to the lexan plastic in Jim Lovell's Apollo-8 helmet
Apollo-11 lunar samples
the Surveyor-3 lens filters brought back by the Apollo-12 mission
http://www.astronautix.com/graphics/l/lmsurvey.jpg, and exposure samples
set out during the lunar stay time of Apollo-16
https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/a16det17442.jpg and Apollo-17
He and his group attended a conference in Moscow about their work after
that. While he was there he visited the Cosmos Pavilion which was full
of spacecraft models at the time. By the time I got there in 2000, all
of that was gone except for a few models way at the back
So, I am glad to see that the pavilion has been brought back and it
appears that it has an impressive set of displays.
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Subject: Re: [FPSPACE] The revived "Cosmos"
Date: Sat, 14 Apr 2018 08:08:05 -0400
From: Mark Kramer <mkramer531 at gmail.com>
To: 'John Pike' <john at globalsecurity.org>,
fpspace at lists.friends-partners.org
I was there in April, 1975, when I was a producer for CBS News,
preparing for the ASTP flight. After our tour, we got in the bureau car,
a Chevy, a fairly rare brand in Moscow then. It struck me as quite
ironic that when we exited this pavilion of great Soviet achievement, we
were immediately surrounded by a large crowd of Muscovites, who seemed
more impressed with how many horsepower the car had than they were with
all the spacecraft and rockets in the exhibition.
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At 04:54 PM 4/13/2018, David R. Woods wrote:
the Exhibition of National Economic Achievements, the "Cosmos"
when we first went to Moscow in 1983, we had
a heck of a time getting access to that place
the guides kept acting like they did not know
what we were talking about, and initially would
only take us to the Tsiolkovsky Monument
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