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National artist of the USSR, academician


Andrei Sokolov


Andrey Sokolov was born in 1931 in Leningrad. His father was one of the leading developers of the launch facility Baikonur. Educated as architect and studied art in Moscow Architectural Institute, Sokolov participated in art exhibitions since 1955 as science fiction artist. After the launch of Sputnik in 1957 all his creativity was directed to the theme of space exploration.


Artwork(s) in the archive:

The Morning of the Take-Off


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