The most interesting facts about the exploration of the cosmos
The conquest of the Cosmos is one of the most significant milestones in the history of Mankind. From ancient times people stared at the stars and could not explain what their attraction was. Dreamers of the past have built fantastic projects to master stars and travel in extraterrestrial spaces. People even now dream of settling on distant planets. On the Moon, all the parcels have already been bought for crazy money. And only in the XX century the critical mass of knowledge of Humanity reached a level when people could overcome the attraction of the Earth and began to master the Cosmos.
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In peaceful space there are weapons
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Korolev insured himself
Intrusion of the spies
To the rocket
Gagarin was ready to help
Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov before his second flight to space, as if he had a presentiment of death. wife to drive a car, and on March 8 gave og Omnyh service, saying that you will then take guests.
And all the haste, on the 50th anniversary of the revolution needed a successful flight. The Soyuz-1 rocket with Komarov on board rose from the launch on April 23, 1967.
A series of breakdowns of an iron car decided the fate of a living person in it.The solar battery did not open, holding the parachute of the descent vehicle, the automatic braking system failed, the manual system managed to slow the ship's movement above the calculated point, but the parachute did not open
] At the launch site of the crash, but help cosmon that could do nothing. Gagarin flew from Moscow to Baikonur and began to beg the Queen to put the rocket on the launch. He was ready to go to Vladimir to help, dock and transplant him into his ship. Gagarin was ready … but was not ready equipment. It was not possible at that time to prepare a new start so quickly.
Vladimir Komarov has two graves and two certificates of death. The descent vehicle burnt down with the astronaut in the dense layers of the atmosphere. The country met its 50th birthday without it.
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The cigarette saved life
The fact of the tragedy was concealed until the 90s of the XX century.
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