The long-lost Soviet Mars 3 lander may have been imaged from orbit, 41 years after the lost mission touched down. ->
In the March of 1961, Ivan Ivanovich was the Soviet's singing unsung hero. ->
After the crew of Voskhod 2 managed to return to Earth, their struggle for survival was hardly over. ->
During the heat of the Space Race, engineers thought up a wild barnstorming scheme for getting Americans to moon before the Soviets -- hot-rod a Gemini capsule for a lunar mission. ->
In the early days of the Soviet space program, there were a number of phantom cosmonauts apparently killed in the line of duty.
On September 20, 1963, President Kennedy publicly proposed canceling Apollo in favor of a joint lunar program with the Soviet Union.
Another Soviet-era lunar rover has been found on the moon. This time, using Earth-based lasers to bounce off Lunokhod 1's retroreflectors, researchers managed to shine some light on the robot's final resting place.
Peanuts aren't the only NASA tradition. There are vests, too, and steak. And communal beans!
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