Tuesday, April 10, 2012

The Soyuz kid...

Cosmonaut, ?, Romania ?, 1960's ?
Cosmonaut, detail of backpack...





















Well, now you know. The secret soviet space program? A big kindergarden in orbit.

Why do all Russian spacetoys have kid's faces? And why are all the cosmonauts I find from over there always made of the same flesh-coloured plastic? Well, at least this one has jointed arms and legs.

Yuri Gagarin with his cosmonaut crew...

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