of space continues to be one of the greatest challenges in
history. However, these astonishing breakthroughs have not been
achieved without paying a heavy price.
inherently dangerous occupation of astronauts and cosmonauts.
here are nearly all of the life-threatening events encountered
during space exploration, as well as incidents where lives were
lost. Most of these events were covered-up or never reported by
terrifying risks these pioneers took in the frenzied pursuit to
conquer the unknown.