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https://russianuniverse.org/2013/04/03/monument-to-the-conquerors-of-space/sam_0215/
A poem says: "And our efforts were rewarded by [the fact] / That having defeated injustice and gloom / We have forged the fiery wings / For our / Country / And our epoch". Below: "This monument was constructed in commemoration of the Soviet people's outstanding achievements in space exploration"