Obituary: Soviet Space Pioneer Oleg Ivanovsky Dies

Oleg Ivanovsky, a Soviet space-technology pioneer who helped design Sputnik 1 and bolted Yuri Gagarin into the Vostok capsule he also helped to design before the historic first human spaceflight, has died, according to the Russian space agency, Roscosmos. He was 92. The time and place of his death...

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