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1st official Space Station...

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April 20, 1971

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 20, 1971

* Salyut 1 space station (1st ever)
* Initial launch (1st report)

This 42 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 9: "Soviets Launch Satellite Seen as Space Station" with related artist sketch. This tells of the launch of Salyut 1 which would officially become the 1st space station with the arrival of Soyus 10 manned spaceship. Historic item on the race for space.

Other news of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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