On December 1, 2017, the solemn opening of the exhibition «The Main …» from the collections of the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics (Moscow) took place at the Sakhalin Regional Museum. The exhibition is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the launch of the first artificial Earth satellite.
The opening ceremony was attended by the staff and visitors of the Museum. Welcome speeches were delivered by:
- Yuri Yurievich Alin, Director of the Sakhalin Regional Museum.
Tatyana Mungunovna Chen, Head of the Exhibition and Exposition Sector of the History Department.
The exhibition presents models of space technology, personal belongings of cosmonauts and samples of space food. The exhibition is supplemented with films and posters that emphasize the significance of this event in the history of the USSR, which marked the start of the space age for the whole world.
Sakhalin Regional Museum express their deepest gratitude to the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics and hope for further mutual cooperation.
The exhibition will run until January 21, 2018.
We invite residents and guests of the Sakhalin region to visit the exhibition.