Current events for
|Events in space history for 04/24:|
- Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov was first to die on a manned space mission when Soyuz descent parachute entangles at 25,000 ft and craft drops to ground (1967). ("Guiness...Records," Furniss, p. 36)
- China's first satellite launches (1970).
- Hubble Space Telescope launched into low Earth orbit (1990).
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