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The Soyuz 1 Disaster | Documentary

Dead On Impact

Above the grassy plains near Orenburg Oblast, Soviet Union, on 24th of April 1967 at 8:22 AM, the Soyuz 1 capsule streaked across the warm morning sky with a veteran cosmonaut inside, desperately trying to control the craft and avoid a crash landing from space. In the following days, this cosmonaut's funeral would shake the Soviet Union and American Ast…

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Authors
Will Lockett