Museum of Cosmonautics

Local nameМузей космонавтики
LocationKoroliovskyi Raion, Zhytomyr, Ukraine

The Serhiy Pavlovych Korolyov Museum of Cosmonautics is a technology museum in Zhytomyr, Ukraine dedicated to Serhiy Korolyov. Korolyov led the Sputnik project and was Chief engineer for the Soviet Union's rocket and space program from the late 1950s until his death in 1966. He was born in Zhytomyr, then part of the Russian Empire.

In 1970, the house in which Korolyov was born was dedicated as a memorial to him, a campus of the Zhytomyr Regional Museum. The museum achieved independent status in 1987, and the present museum building was constructed in 1991.The museum houses around 11,000 exhibits related to rocket and space exploration, including the Soyuz 27 descent module, a small sample of lunar soil, full-size replicas of a complete Soyuz spacecraft, the Vostok 1 descent module, and the Lunokhod 2 lunar rover.

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Coordinates 50°15'10.65" N 28°40'39.486" E

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