“We Were Born To Make The Fairy Tale Come True!”: 51 Sensational Soviet Space Posters

In the 1950s and 1960s the Soviet Union assured the great unwashed that ploughing fortunes into the space race was good for them.


“Glory to the workers of Soviet science and technology!”

Artists from the Soviet Union looked to the skies and foresaw a Utopia in space. The Communists would bring peace and prosperity not only to the people of Earth but also to the technology-enabled, God-free Great Beyond. The artists created Soviet Space posters, vivid, energising and inspiring visions of the rosy-fingered dawn to tomorrow. They’re terrific.

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“Let’s conquer Space!”


“Socialism is our launching pad”



“Glory to the Fatherland of Heroes!”


“In the name of peace”


“In 20th century the rockets race to the stars, the trains are going to the lands of achievements!”


“Protect your homeland!”


“There is no God”


“We will open the distant worlds!”



“In the name of peace and progress!”


“The way for man is open!”


“Gagarin, Titov, Nikolaev, Popovich – the mighty knights of our days”


“Homeland, your mission is accomplished!”


“Glory to the first woman cosmonaut!”



“We are creative and friendly and clever / We’re making space to be peaceful forever!”


“Space is going to serve people!”


“Sputnik of friendship and co-operation.”


“Being long for the future is our life!”


“Long live the USSR–the birth-place of Space exploration!”


“The distance to even the furthest planet is not that long, folks!”





“Glory to the Communist Party Of Soviet Union!”




“Long live the son of the Communist party!”


“Long live the first astronaut Yuri. A. Gagarin!”


“Long live Soviet science. Long live the Soviet man–the first astronaut!”


“We were born to make the fairy tale come true!”


“Creative resources of Socialism are boundless!”


“The greatest victory of Soviet science and technology.”


“In the name of peace and progress!”


“Glory to the conquerors of the universe!”


“Happy New Year, kids!”


“Through the worlds and ages”


“Report: mission accomplished!”


“Let there be peace!”


“October opened the road to space!”


“Soviet means excellent!”


“To the glory of communism!”


“Into the space!”


“Glory to the Fatherland of Heroes!”


“With Lenin’s name!”


“Soviet man – be proud, you opened the road to stars from Earth!”



“Our triumph in space is the hymn to Soviet country!”


“Happy New Year, peace and friendship!”

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