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    Soviet Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule Sells For $2.9 Million at Sotheby’s Auction

    Soviet Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule A vintage Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule is headed back to its homeland with its new Russian owner, who bought the relic of the early days of human spaceflight for nearly $2.9 million during Sotheby’s auction Tuesday (April 12).  Evgeny Yurchenko, chairman of the investment fund AS Popov, bid $2,882,500 (included the Buyer’s […] More

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    Virgin Galactic – Premier Look Inside Of Tourist Spaceship

    Virgin Galactic’s Tourist Spaceship Sir Richard Branson, the business tycoon behind the Virgin conglomerate, has opened the doors of his spaceship that wealthy tourists walk the future in space. He is hoping Virgin Galactic spaceship will be ready to take paying customers into space within a couple of years, perhaps even in 2013. The BBC’s […] More

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    Vostok 3KA-2 – 1961 Soviet Space Capsule Up for Auction

    Vostok 3KA-2 Space Capsule Before blasting the first human into space in 1961, the Soviet Union fired off one last test flight of the tiny capsule that would carry Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on his historic mission. The test capsule, Vostok 3KA-2, still scorched from re-entry, will be sold at Sotheby’s in New York on April […] More