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First impact into another planet (Venus)...

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March 02, 1966

THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass.. March 2, 1966

* Soviet Union atmospheric space probe Venera 3
* 1st man made object to make impact w/ another planet

The bottom of the front page has a three column heading: "Luster of Soviet Bull's Eye on Venus Undimmed by Final Radio Failure" with subhead. (see) Related diagram is on page 4. Coverage on the Soviet probe, Venera 3, becoming the first man made object to make physical contact with another planet (Venus). This was another Russian victory in the Space Race with the United States.
Complete with all 38 pages, light toning at the margins, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century