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Legendary Soviet Russian cosmonaut Alexei Leonov passes away

Alexei Leonov (85), the legendary Soviet Russian cosmonaut, has passed away in Moscow on October 11, 2019. On 18th March 1965, he created history by becoming the first human to conduct a spacewalk for 12 minutes and 9 seconds during the Voskhod 2 mission.

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2019 International Day of Human Space Flight

The International Day of Human Space Flight is observed every year on April 12 to mark the beginning of the space era for mankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in achieving sustainable development goals and increasing the well-being of States and peoples, as well as ensuring the realization of their aspiration ..

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Sally Ride: First American woman astronaut passed away

Sally Ride (61), the first US woman to travel into space passed away. In June 1983, at the age of 32, she blasted off in the US space shuttle Challenger. Ride graduated from Stanford University with master’s and doctorate degrees in physics. She became an astronaut in 1978. The First woman to travel into in ..

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