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Have Any Dead Bodies Been Recovered From Space?

The first human to be launched into space was a Russian named Yuri Gagarin, who was sent into orbit in 1961, according to CNN. Since then, according to The New York Times, over 600 people have followed the cosmonaut into the final frontier, with their missions lasting anywhere from minutes to months. Considering that hundreds of people have been launched into space over the past seven decades, it should come as no surprise that not all of them have returned to Earth alive...

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    Have Any Dead Bodies Been Recovered From Space?

    Have Any Dead Bodies Been Recovered From Space?

    The first human to be launched into space was a Russian named Yuri Gagarin, who was sent into orbit in 1961, according to CNN. Since then, according to The New York Times, over 600 people have followed the cosmonaut into the final frontier, with their missions lasting anywhere from minutes to months. Considering that hundreds of people have...

    The White Hole Space Theory Explained

    The White Hole Space Theory Explained

    Black holes definitely get a lot of attention for being the big, bad marauders of astrophysics. They seem downright science fictional: Incredibly dense points in space with gravity so strong that not even the fastest thing in the universe — light — can escape? Formed from the collapsed remains of a star that went supernova and scattered its...

    The Biggest Disasters In Space History

    The Biggest Disasters In Space History

    The field of space exploration didn't get to this point without a number of unfortunate accidents...and fatalities. Whether they're the results of serious miscalculations, human arrogance and obstinacy, or just freak accidents that nobody foresaw, there are numerous examples of space exploration-related incidents that led to deaths — tragedies that...

    Here's What Would Happen If You Fired A Gun In Space

    Here's What Would Happen If You Fired A Gun In Space

    When space missions aren't concerned with commercial or military work, such as deploying or repairing satellites or conducting surveillance of the ground, the astronauts have spent their time carrying out scientific experiments. The vast majority of the scientific experiments conducted in space have had to do with space itself, such as its effects...

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