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Anniversary of the Soyuz 1 tragedy

Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov became the first person killed during a space flight on 24 April 1967 when a parachute failure caused the crash landing of Soyuz 1.

The flight was plagued with several problems as io9 explained. The NPR article mentioned in the post has been updated since then as well.


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