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Venera 1 50th anniversary
Paolo
post Feb 13 2011, 09:34 AM
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yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the launch of Venera (later renamed Venera 1), the first true interplanetary probe (heading to another planet, that is)
http://www.mentallandscape.com/V_OKB1.htm
http://utenti.multimania.it/paoloulivi/venera1.html


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post May 19 2011, 11:27 AM
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and 50 years ago today Venera made its silent flyby of Venus, the first of another planet by a man- (and woman-) made spacecraft


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