August 13, 2012

What does a Russian cosmonaut do before blasting off into outer space?

“On their way to the launch, Russian cosmonauts are known to urinate on the right rear wheel of their transfer bus, an act supposedly performed by Yuri Gagarin. Female cosmonauts are excused, but certain women have been known to carry vials of their urine to spill in solidarity.”

From a Wired article about outer space superstitions. Read it!

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