The kidnappers of the vacuum chamber at the space Museum has received more than two years in prison

© AGN «Moscow» / Anton Kardashov the remand in custody against Vladimir Anikin. Archival photoThe kidnappers of the vacuum chamber at the space Museum has received more than two years in prison© AGN «Moscow» / Anton Kardashov

Khoroshevsky court of Moscow sentenced to imprisonment for a term exceeding two years for the kidnappers of the chamber of the Metropolitan Museum of Cosmonautics, told RIA Novosti press-the court Secretary Elena Humenne.

«Radmir Kalimullin and Vladimir Anikin found guilty of stealing, they are punished with deprivation of liberty for a term of two years four months and two years six months respectively,» she said.

Press Secretary explained that to serve his sentence, according to the verdict, they will be in the correctional colony of strict regime.

Chamber, stolen from restoration shops, not attributed — it is unknown whether trained in it the first Soviet cosmonauts Yuri Gagarin, Georgy Grechko, Gherman Titov.

Earlier, a source in law enforcement bodies told RIA Novosti that the exhibit of the Metropolitan Museum of cosmonautics — surdobarokamere SKB-48, which was tested Soviet cosmonauts, — was stolen from the Parking lot in Moscow. A statement about the theft, the police asked the Museum expert on piloting the flight. According to preliminary data, the damage amounted to 300 thousand rubles. In the chamber could train the first cosmonaut — Yuri Gagarin, Georgy Grechko, Gherman Titov.

As previously told in the Museum space, the serial «pressure Chamber SBK-48» — analogue stockemer that were used for ground training of astronauts in the early 1960-ies. It was assumed that «SBK-48″will include a permanent exhibition of the Museum.

Of the isolation chamber, that is, the cells can not penetrate the sounds and light are used in the training of astronauts in order to study their response to isolation from the outside world. Hyperbaric chambers allow you to create and maintain a pressure different from atmospheric that can also be characteristic of conditions at different stages of space flight.

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