The Tenth Planet Symbolizes the Victory of Communism! 1959 Artist: Viktor Ivanov Meritorious Art Worker of the Russian Federation). After the Soviet rocket became the first manmade object to reach heliocentric orbit, it was dubbed “the Tenth Planet”.
The twentieth century Soviet space program will always be remembered as one of the greatest in the world. And these posters reveal that it also came with one of the world's most beautifully-designed propaganda campaigns, too.