Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov

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Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov
Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov arrives at the Soviet space launch site, Tyuratam, for the Soyuz 1 launch. Soyuz 1 was successfully launched on the 23rd of April, 1967. Although not all the details of the mission are known, it is possible that Soyuz 1 encountered some difficulties in orbit. When it returned to Earth, its parachute lines became tangled and the parachutes failed to open properly, causing the space vehicle to crash and killing Komarov.

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