• Short Summary

    On the 13th of January Muscovites with deep sorrow said good-bye to Pavel Beljaev, a pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, who died on the 10th of January after a serious illness.

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    On the 13th of January Muscovites with deep sorrow said good-bye to Pavel Beljaev, a pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, who died on the 10th of January after a serious illness. The funeral took place at the Novodevichie burial-ground. Opening the funeral meeting L. Smirnov, Vice-Chairman of the Soviet of Ministers of the USSR, named Beljaev one of the most courageous explorers of the outer space.

    Beljaev and Leonov's flight in 1965 on board of spaceship "Voschod-2" gave the opportunity to realize man's going out into outer space", - L. Smirnov said.

    On behalf of all the cosmonauts A. Leonov, Beljaev's friend and his colleague, said, that they would worthily go on the cause of space's research, which colonel Beljaev gave up his strength.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9HPM5QJ1J8JQGHWQH7HKGO6
    Media URN:
    VLVA9HPM5QJ1J8JQGHWQH7HKGO6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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