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In December of 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright made history as they performed the world's first heavier than air, powered controlled flight. Three years later, the woman who would help create NASA was born.
According recent reports, the United States of America had planned a mission to blow up the moon in the 1950s. The intention was, apparently, to spook the Soviet Union and have them believe that we could do much worse to them.
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV MOSCOW - Just a month after the Soviet Union stunned the world by putting the first artificial satellite into orbit, it boasted a new victory - a much bigger satellite carrying a mongrel dog called Laika.
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