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Soviet Space Capsule Sells at Auction for $1.4 Million

An anonymous buyer is now the proud owner of a piece of Soviet space history.The unidentified European paid nearly $1.4 million for a capsule that carried three cosmonauts into orbit in 1977. Germany's Lempertz auction house says the spacecraft was fully restored. Burn marks smeared on the side when it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere were removed and the capsule received a fresh coating of white paint.Lempertz says the capsule was the first spacecraft ever to fly into orbit twice,...

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