Current events for
|Events in space history for 09/27:|
- First manned launch to be aborted; a booster exploded on Soyuz T10-1, forcing cosmonauts Titov and Strekalov to use their launch escape rocket (1983).
- Peruvian pilot Georges Chavez was killed near Domodossola, Peru in his Bleriot monoplane as a result of numbness caused by the cold (1910). ("Contact," Villard, p. 243)