[FPSPACE] 50th anniversary of the tragic death of cosmonaut Komarov

bart hendrickx bhen at telenet.be
Tue Apr 25 03:23:04 EDT 2017

A fresh look at the Soyuz-1 mission based on currently available sources :

- Asif Siddiqi on The Space Review :

http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3226/1 <http://www.thespacereview.com/article/3226/1>
(based among other sources on transcripts of declassified air-to-ground conversations)

- Anatoly Zak on RussianSpaceWeb.com <http://russianspaceweb.com/>

http://www.russianspaceweb.com/soyuz1.html <http://www.russianspaceweb.com/soyuz1.html>

Bart Hendrickx

> Op 24 apr. 2017, om 16:48 heeft David R. Woods <drwoods at stny.rr.com> het volgende geschreven:
> A nice documentary tribute to Komarov on Roscosmos TV:  http://www.tvroscosmos.ru/5795/ <http://www.tvroscosmos.ru/5795/>
> 50 лет назад, 24 апреля 1967 года из-за отказа техники при испытании нового космического корабля «Союз-1» погиб один из первых советских космонавтов Владимир Комаров — во время посадки у спускаемого аппарата не вышел основной парашют, а стропы запасного скрутились, не дав ему раскрыться. 
> Владимир Комаров был награжден второй звездой Героя Советского Союза посмертно.
> 50 years ago, on April 24, 1967, due to the failure of equipment during the testing of the new Soyuz-1 spacecraft, one of the first Soviet cosmonauts Vladimir Komarov was killed.  During the landing, the main parachute did not leave the landing gear, and the lines of the reserve were twisted, without having given to it to be opened.  
> Vladimir Komarov was awarded the second star of the Hero of the Soviet Union posthumously.
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