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The CIA's Bold Kidnapping of a Soviet Spacecraft

This heist that risked it all is among our favorite Cold War tales of space and science.

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The CIA's Bold Kidnapping of a Soviet Spacecraft

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    The CIA’s Bold Kidnapping of a Soviet Spacecraft

    The CIA’s Bold Kidnapping of a Soviet Spacecraft

    One day in late 1959 or 1960 — dates aren’t totally clear in declassified documents — a crack team of... One day in late 1959 or 1960 — dates aren’t totally clear in declassified documents — a crack team of four CIA agents worked through the night in stocking feet taking apart a kidnapped Soviet …

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