Bad Luck Blackjack and the Ghost of Yuri Gagarin: Curious Superstitions…

Space exploration requires technical expertise, careful planning, and test after test after test. But it can be hard to discount the role of luck in missions where so much can go wrong. In the US and Russian space programs, many rituals are attached to missions, perhaps to add a little good fortune to their science. » 8/11/12 3:00pm 8/11/12 3:00pm