Leo Tolstoy’s “Sevastopol sketches” book to travel to space – “Roskosmos”
by Oleg Smirnov
Russian federal space agency “Roskosmos” to deliver Leo Tolstoy’s “Sevastopol sketches” book to space to commemorate a centenary of the pass of Russian classical writer.
Alexandr OSTROVSKIY, the official representative of “Roskosmos”, stated that in Sevastopol on September, 20th.
“In May the head of “Roskosmos” Mr.Perminov met Tolstoy’s great-great-granddaughter at the exhibition in Paris. She said it would be good to send Tolstoy’s book to space, because the writer’s descendants commemorate a centenary of his pass on November, 20th”.
Mr.Osrtovskiy has got a copy of Leo Tolstoy’s “Sevastopol sketches” in Tolstoy’s library in Sevastopol. He promised to give the book back after its return from the space trip.
This book will fly to space!
Alexandr OSTROVSKIY (on the left) is getting “Sevastopol sketches” copy in Sevastopol
(screenshot of “HTC” TV news report)