Space and Things
Space and Things
Aug 5, 2021
STP49 - Gherman Titov - The Forgotten Man? - 60 Years Since Vostok 2 - With Stephen Walker
Play • 1 hr 10 min

This week it's the 60th anniversary of the flight of Gherman Titov on Vostok 2. One of the most colourful characters of the Soviet Union space program and someone who we should all know more about, but we don't. So we asked Stephen Walker to come and talk to us about him and his life.


Stephen Walker:

Find out more and order his book "Beyond": https://www.stephenwalkerbeyond.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SWalkerBEYOND


Emily's article about Gherman Titov: https://arstechnica.com/science/2016/05/gherman-titov-bad-boy-cosmonaut-turned-elder-statesman-of-space/


EAA: https://www.eaa.org/eaa

Emily's Panel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6FFakzJ5cQ


The Next Five Minutes by Dick Rutan: https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/bvpages/dickrutan13-22399.php


Full show notes and associated videos can be found here: https://spaceandthingspodcast.com/podcast/bnmcddpabge6669-2tylp-j3gk9-fk47l-dz7ae-jc6ft-7rn3l-8ew42-jf2mt-yfsp6-6dr7s-9kpx7-3tanj


Image Credits: Sovfoto


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