Thursday, July 10, 2008

Today in Space History.

On July 10, 1966, cosmonaut Vladmir Komarov announced in Japan that the Soviets would beat the US to the moon by "at least a year."
Tragically, Komarov would not live to see a lunar landing.

On 24 April 1967, Komarov was killed during the re-entry of Soyuz I.

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