The Strange Case of Yuri’s Camera: Part 1

Surprisingly, it appears Yuri didn’t have a camera with him on his famous flight. In fact, there is a logical reason for this: Sergei Korolev, the mastermind of the Soviet space programme, only got permission for a manned flight by … Continue reading

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