In the early days of the Soviet space program, there were a number of phantom cosmonauts apparently killed in the line of duty.
Yuri Gagarin may have been the first man in space, but the record of his landing was deliberately falsified by the Soviet Union.
Peanuts aren't the only NASA tradition. There are vests, too, and steak. And communal beans!
Fifty years ago this week, two Soviet cosmonauts staged a supposed rendezvous in space...except it wasn't exactly a rendezvous.