The Miss Kosmos Kontest. And The Winner Is . . .

By 1962, the Space Race between Russia and the US became more of a propaganda race. That’s when Kruschev personally intervened in the whole Russian Space programme. The idea of the ‘first woman in space’ was his personal dream.

Russia’s director of the Soviet Space Programme, Sergei Korolev, wanted techno advances: longer flights, space […]