Soviet Space Exhibition in Stockholm 1966

Sven Grahn

The Soviet Union sent a rather sophisticated space exhibition to Sweden in 1966. It was displayed  under the name "Man in the Cosmos" at the Science Museum in Stockholm during the period 17 April- 22 May 1966. I had the good fortune of being hired as a guide to the public. Therefore I could enter the exhibition hall ("Teknorama") during the build-up of the exhibition. I also could participate in the opening ceremony where Valentina Tereshkova took part. In the video below, originally a double-8 movie, you can see a schoolmate of mine, Björn Gimle, pulling levers and playing with the space hardware. I also appear - the somewhat more rounded figure


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