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Why First-Ever Spacewalk Was Kept Secret

Aleksei Leonov had already safely returned to the Voskhod II spacecraft — 50 years ago today, on March 18, 1965 — before the Soviet space agency announced that he had left the ship and released photos and video of what had happened. http://goo.gl/vpqbv0 More From The Brief: time.com/newsletter/the-brief/ #FullNewsAudioAvailable

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