In the United States at the age of 80 years died the astronaut Bruce McCandless, according to NASA.

In 1984, he became the first person in history who worked in space in free flight, without a mechanical connection with the vehicle.

In addition, he was a carrier and was responsible for liaison with the ship, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and buzz Aldrin.

Video: NASA

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Died in USA astronaut, first released in the offline space 23.12.2017

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