On this day: April 24

POSTED: 02:13 PM PDT Apr 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 23, 2016 

The Library of Congress is established, spaceflight claims its first human casualty, the Unabomber kills his last victim, and South Korea clones a puppy, all on this day.

OTD April 24 - Soyuz 10
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Russian Federal Space Agency

1971: The Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 10 attempts to dock with Salyut 1, the first space station. However, the attempt was unsuccessful and the crew returned to Earth without having entered the station. The crew of Soyuz 11 would later successfully dock with the space station and stay on board for 23 days before leaving.


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