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Земляне/Zemlyane (Earthlings), formed in Leningrad in 1979, a Soviet VIA -  Трава у дома/The grass at the house

a cult Soviet song, from early 80s, about flight to space. It was very popular! (and I can see why, fantastic bouffant)
In 2010, Roscosmos gave this song status as the first about Russian space exploration.

reblogging until someone cares because this is well worth watching

It’s also played at every launch as the crew leave the cosmonaut hotel to put their suits on.

Some music for today, this one’s about Sputnik by Jerry Engler and The Four Ekkos.

Here’s some music today. This is Part 2 of The Human League’s The Dignity of Labour, an album about Yuri Gagarin and his flight. This part is the construction of the Vostok spacecraft. 

Chronicling the adventures of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts

(and unmanned programs too!)