Official logo of the VSM
The author of the VSM is
Alexander V. Chernov
At my homepage you can find a little more info about me plus a collection of my freeware and shareware.
Here you'll find mainly VRML models of Russian spacecraft and
launch facilities. A few nice pictures, schemes and timelines are
A strict definition of which spacecraft are included here is as follows:
Flown Soviet/Russian manned and interplanetary craft and related items.
Of course, there may be exceptions.
What's on the logo?
It's the Kosmos pavilion at the VDNKh and Vostok rocket
which stands in front of it.
This site's goal
The VSM's goal is to let you see all the Russian cosmonautics
rather than to provide you with encyclopaedic information.
If you need figures and descriptions, try sites
listed in the Links section.
If not, try them anyway - there is lots of interesting things there.