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The [Female] Soviet Architect Who Drafted the Space Race

During the space race in the 1950s and 1960s, the task of designing the look of the Soviet Union’s booster rockets, orbital laboratories, space shuttles, and other masterworks of engineering fell to one woman: Galina Balashova. For the budding architect in the midst of a militarized rush into space, the work was also a chance to bring the principles of architecture into places it had never been before.

Via Motherboard

 

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