Sotheby’s To Auction Soviet Space Capsule

Moscow, Russia (RIA Novosti) Feb 25, 2011 Sotheby’s auction house announced on Thursday that it will auction a 1961 Soviet space capsule on April 12, the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to space. The Vostok 3KA-2 spacecraft is the twin of the Vostok 3KA-3, which carried Yuri Gagarin into space. The 3KA-2 model lifted off 20 days before Gagarin’s momentous flight carrying a cosmonaut mannequin (Ivan Ivanovich) an

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