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60 years ago today, a Soviet street dog became the first animal to orbit Earth
Sputnik-2 or: Laika, our hero
Soviet Space Station Fired A Gun In Orbit
Modified cannon finally revealed on Russian television
The Evacuated Chernobyl Is Now Teeming With Wildlife
Human habitation is more devastating to animals than nuclear fallout
Remember when a Soviet spacecraft landed in Wisconsin?
In 1962, Korabl-Sputnik 1 landed smack in the middle of a main street in Wisconsin
This Scientist Helped Quietly Save The World From Soviet Nukes
Siegfried Hecker spent more than a decade securing a nuclear test site the size of New Jersey.
Archive Gallery: PopSci Spies on the Soviet Union
Missile trains, atomic planes, orbiting H-bombs and more hypothetical Cold War technologies cooked up by the United States and the Soviet Union.
Russia Plans Cupertino 2, a Scientific City Modeled on Silicon Valley
Russia’s oil reserves have given the nation considerable political muscle, but Russian leaders also want to resurrect some scientific grandeur....
Old Soviet Warheads Fuel America’s Nuclear Power Industry
Could the Cold War be heating and lighting your home? If you are one of many Americans whose life is...
The .su Boom
Tucked away in one of the Web's dark corners, the Soviet Union continues to thrive as an internationally recognized entity.