WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Every person who has gone into space has shared both the knowledge of and anxiety over the risks involved -- including the fact that more than a few other missions nearly resulted in disasters.
PHIL BERARDELLI, UPI Deputy Science and Technology Editor
Fire triggered a series of huge explosions at an army weapons depot in a crowded residential area of Lagos, Nigeria, on this date in 2002. There also was a mass evacuation. The death toll topped 1,000.
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