How Soviet media satirised religion by space allusions

The first furrow in the virgin land of space.

Soviet Union had a lot iof religious satire, The Calvert Journal notes, as shown by selection of beautiful and weird space-themed cartoons from the 1960s.

Thanks to Yuri Gagarin’s space flight, Soviet magazines were flooded by numerous drawings showing heroic cosmonauts in spacecrafts finding out that God does not exist – or if he does, he’s no use to the Soviet man.

God: “Ok, I can’t race him…”