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Rare pics of Soviet lunar lander

Jalopnik has some wonderful pictures of relics from the Soviet Lunar Lander program, abandoned after the success of Apollo 11.

Rhizome has a cache of incredible 1980s-era Soviet animations of American science fiction stories. Quite fittingly for Earth Day, here is Ray Bradbury’s “Here There Be Tygers” as imagined by Russian animators. The hyper-synth music is especially awesome. неимоверно! More wonderful animations of stories by the likes of Stephen King and Robert Silverberg can be…