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Yuri Gagarin From the Earth to Mars Tribute - Universe Today
[/caption] 50 Years ago, the dream of human spaceflight opened with the courageous blastoff of Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin inside the Vostok 1 spacecraft on April 12, 1961. Gagarin was the first person to orbit the Earth. Less than a month later on May 5. 1961, Astronaut Alan Shepard bravely set forth on America’s first human … Continue reading "Yuri Gagarin From the Earth to Mars Tribute"