History of the Soviet/Russian programs for exploring space.
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About.com: Valentina Tereshkova
Biography of the first woman in space.
The Soviet Manned Lunar Program
The evolution of the plan to land cosmonauts on the moon, with references.
Virtual Space Museum
An online multimedia museum devoted to the Russian space program. Includes timelines and 3D spacecraft models in VRML.
Why the Soviets Never Beat the U.S. to the Moon
A Soviet space expert discusses how recently declassified material confirms his painstaking discoveries over decades about why the Soviet Union was unable to win the space race.
The Straight Dope: Are There Really "Lost Cosmonauts" Stranded in Space?
In April 1965, Reader's Digest told of Cosmonauts stranded in orbit. This article addresses some of the mystery behind the Soviet space program failures. (January 17, 2003)
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