Alexey Leonov, Eighteenth Twenty Twenty, Bobby Bones discussed on This Day in History Class


Save on car insurance. No need to fake. An ankle sprain because you're absolutely exhausted so switching save with GYCO. It's almost better than sports. Guys bobby bones host the bobby bones show and I'm pretty much always sleepy because I wake up at three o'clock in the morning a couple of hours later I get all my friends together. We get into a room and we do a radio show. We share our allies. We tell our stories. We try to find as much good in the world if he possibly can and we looked through the news of the day that you'll care about also your favorite country. Artists always stopping by to hang out and share their lives and music to wake up with a bunch of my friends on ninety eight point seven w. m. c. you in Washington. Dc or wherever the rotates you on the iheartradio APP This Day in history class is a production of iheartradio. Hi Everyone I'm eaves and you're listening to this day in History Class. A podcast where we build the time machine and all you have to do is hop. Today IS MARCH. Eighteenth Twenty twenty. The day was March. Eighteenth nineteen sixty five so viet cosmonaut. Alexey Leonov became the first person to go. On a spacewalk spacewalk is one in astronaut leaves their spacecraft to a tether it's called EDA which stands for extra vehicular activity. Alexi Leonov served as a fighter pilot in the nineteen fifties by nine hundred sixty. He had been chosen as one of the first twenty cosmonauts for the Soviet space program and was training to take his first spaceflight. The Soviet Union launched the first person to space when Yuri Gagarin's made an orbital flight. And His boss doc wine spacecraft in nineteen sixty one the. Soviet program launched is first mission on October twelfth. Nineteen sixty four. Both hide one was the first to carry more than one crew person into space. It was also the first mission to carry an engineer and a physician into space hot. Too launched just months later on March eighteenth nineteen sixty five it carried to people commander Pal Bouillon and pilot Alexi. Leonov it was Leonov's first spaceflight and billiards first and only spaceflight the hard three K. D. space craft had an extendable airlock that allowed enough to go out into space without having to evacuate the main cabin air about an hour and a half after lines billions of open the outer airlock and Leonov walked out into space. Attached to tether his spacewalk lasted for about twelve minutes. A camera mounted on the airlock recorded the spacewalk. It was reported that Leonov's body temperature jumped about three point two degrees Fahrenheit or one point eight degrees Celsius twenty minutes and he was close to having a heat stroke. His spacesuit was full of sway. Though the spacewalk went relatively smoothly Leonov had difficulty reentering. The capsule the pressure difference between the air and his spacesuit and the vacuum of space expanded and stiffened his spacesuit that made it to big heart to fit back into the airlock so Leonov opened a valve to release oxygen and depressurize his suit. He was then able to fit back into the space craft but he did start to feel some of the effects of decompression thickness namely the sensation of pens and needles. The crew. Hit another snag when objecting inflatable airlock. Which sent the spacecraft into a Spin? Oxygen levels also began to climb which came with the risk of explosion. On top of this the automatic guidance system for re entry malfunctioned. They had to turn off the automatic landing program and instead conduct re entry and landing manually. The ended up off course and the orbital module did not separate from the landing module. They landed in snow in a forest in Siberia. The flight had lasted for twenty six hours. After two days in the freezing forest the cosmonauts able to ski to a pickup location and they eventually made it to their launch site at by car. Nearly three months after Leonov spacewalk U. S. astronaut. Ed White took the second spacewalk ever when he stepped outside of Jim and I four. I'm Eve Jeffcoat and hopefully you know a little more about history today than you did yesterday. If you know you already spend too much time on social media spend some time with us at t the I eight hundred podcast on facebook twitter and instagram. Four if you're so inclined you can send us a message at this day at Iheart Media Dot Com. Thanks again for listening. We'll see you tomorrow. More podcasts from iheartradio. Visit the iheartradio APP apple podcasts. Or wherever you listen to your favorite shows dear. Young rocker is more than just a podcast. About music. A memoir of how it feels to survive high school when you don't fit in and the freeing feeling of picking up the tar for the first time it's also advice for anyone who is for was young and his ever felt weird or alone during rocker is written and narrated by me Chelsea Ersan executive produced by.

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