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Liftoff! Pioneers of space

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Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space 60 years ago next week.

He was one of several stars of the Cold War space race between the Soviet Union and the United States who would became heroes to millions.

More here:

https://phys.org/news/2021-04-liftoff-space.html

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Waspie_Dwarf

Yuri's day (12th April) will, coincidentally, be the 40th anniversary of the first space shuttle launch.

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Still Waters

Related:

"The first spaceman landed in my field"

Yuri Gagarin: Sixty years since the first man went into space.

Our Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg reports on the day a new Russian hero was born, and meets the little girl who witnessed it.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/science-environment-56690949

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Montello

he was 1 man in space.and he saw that earth is round.

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