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Sputnik Launced the Start of the Space Race

On this day of 4 October back in 1957, the first manmade object punched its way through Earth atmosphere. Many on the ground believed they could see the Sputnik satellite in the night sky. However, what they probably saw was … Continue reading

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Rockets & mystics

The philosphy of cosmism was founded on the principle that the future of humanity lies in space. Nikolai Fedorov is widely considered the leading cosmist philosopher, whose writing detailed the destiny of humankind and inpsired generations of scientists and dreamers. … Continue reading

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