Funeral OF Vladimir Komarov

Vladimir Komarov’s spaceflight on Soyuz 1 made him the first cosmonaut to fly into outer space more than once. However, he also became the first human to die during a spaceflight when the Soyuz 1 space capsule tragically crashed after re-entry on April 24, 1967. The above photograph shows the charred remains of Komarov being looked over by Soviet officials during his open casket funeral.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. She holds a Master's Degree in International Relations, and works as a reporter/producer for DNAinfo.
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