Cosmonaut

4.24.17

The Martyr of Modern Spaceflight

Vladimir Komarov was the first human to die during a spaceflight. His death, 50 years ago today, led to the creation of the most reliable spacecraft in operation.

3.19.17

The First Spacewalker Cheated Death and Crash Landed in a Forest Full of Wolves

Humanity's first spacewalk seems even crazier 52 years later.

7.2.15

The Mascot Finalists For The 2018 World Cup Are Shrewd And Sporty

A bogatyr is a brave and knightly character common in Slavic legend and epic poems.

10.13.12

There Was No Escape from the Sketchiest, Most Cramped Soviet Spaceflight

The Soviet Voskhod spacecraft was a hollowed out Vostok with almost no safety provisions. And it worked.

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