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A Man Ahead of His Time

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Abstract
Newsreel. The city of Kaluga. Konstantin E. Tsiolkovsky at his desk, in the garden with his family, on the terrace making a model of an airship; leaves the house with a bicycle, rides a bicycle down the street. Honoring KE Tsiolkovsky in the Column Hall of the House of Unions in connection with his 75th birthday. K. E. Tsiolkovsky makes a speech. Books written by K.E. Tsiolkovsky. Manuscripts, drawings, diagrams of K.E. Tsiolkovsky, stored in the archives of the USSR Academy of Sciences. House-Museum of K. E. Tsiolkovsky in Kaluga. Tourists visiting the exhibits: a model of a blower, a wind tunnel, a drawing of a jet engine. Stills from a science fiction film about a space rocket flight, filmed with the participation of K. E. Tsiolkovsky. May Day demonstration of workers on Red Square in 1933; KE Tsiolkovsky's speech, recorded in Kaluga, is heard through the loudspeaker. Passenger plane "TU-104" with a jet engine in flight. Three flights of jet fighters are flying. The designers of the design bureau are working with rocket models. Testing an experimental rocket at the rocket launcher.
Director
E. Arshansky
Color
B&W
Film ID
20529
Keywords
science
, air force
, museums
, state holidays
, air transport
, history
, cosmonautics
, cinema
Meterage
336
Number of Parts
2
Operators
A. Dobely
Other Creators
Sound Yu Korchagin
Release Date
1957
Sound
Has Sound

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