The world’s first Cosmodrome in Baikonur

The spaceport is located in the desert steppe of Baikonur, about 200 kilometres east of the Aral Sea and north of the river Syr Darya. It is near the Tyuratam railway station and is about 90 metres above sea level. Baikonur Cosmodrome is currently leased by the Kazakh Government to Russia until 2050, and is managed jointly […]

Mao Zedong’s birthplace in Shaoshan

The residence is located in Shaoshan Village of Shaoshan Township in China. The building was the birthplace and childhood home of Mao Zedong, the first leader of the People’s Republic of China. It has a building area of about 472.92-square-meter, embodies buildings such as the old houses, the Mao Zedong Memorial Hall, the Bronze Statue of Mao […]

2001 Odyssey disco – Saturday Night Fever in New York

On December 7, 1977, the disco craze reached the height of its popularity with the release of Saturday Night Fever, the story of a youth from Brooklyn with a natural gift of dancing. Based on a 1975 New York Magazine story entitled “Tribal Nights of the New Saturday Night” by Nik Cohn, the film was revolutionary for […]