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  • Poland's only cosmonaut, Mirosław Hermaszewski, dies aged 81

    Poland’s only cosmonaut, Gen Mirosław Hermaszewski, who circled the Earth in a Soviet spacecraft in 1978, has died aged 81.  The retired air force pilot’s death was announced on Twitter by his son-in-law, European Parliament member Ryszard Czarnecki, who told the Polish press that he died in a Warsaw hospital following complications with his surgery….