Tagged with: Cosmonauts
The Final Transmission of The Lost Cosmonaut
for a bizarre and unexplained case involving the alleged disappearance of a Soviet cosmonaut during the height of the “Space Race” between the USA and the USSR. Even if you just have a passing knowledge of space-flight history, you’ve probably read about the first successful attempt to send a human being into Earth orbit — which Russia achieved on April 12, 1961 with pilot Yuri Gagarin manning the Vostok capsule. The USA followed that achievement by sending their own astronaut, Alan Shepard, on a sub-orbital mission via the historic Mercury space program, just one month later. Spurred by their rival’s accomplishment, the USSR planned to up the game by sending a pilot into multiple orbits, beating even Gagarin’s record. As the... Read More
What Really Happened to Lost Cosmonauts?
Begin of Space Era During the late 1950's and early 1960's, the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union was hot. Both sides built and tested rockets as quickly as they could, trying to be the first to launch an artificial satellite into orbit, often with explosive results. some, most notably amateur radio operators, listened more closely than others And of they were young brothers from Italy, Achille and Giovanni Judica-Cordiglia Achille and Giovanni Judica-Cordiglia Achille and Giovanni Judica-Cordiglia were two AMATEUR radio opmators who established a SOVIET listening station in the 1960s Located in an abandoned bunker called Torre bert in Italy, claim to have recorded secret soviet missions that ended in mystery... Read More