The Nedelin Rocket Disaster

Posted by sonicbomb on Aug. 31, 2008

The Nedelin disaster was a launch pad accident that occurred at Baikonur Cosmodrome during the development of the Soviet R-16 ICBM in 1960. The missile exploded, killing over 100 including Marshal Mitrofan Nedelin in the world's worst rocketry disaster.

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