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Yuri Gagarin

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Yuri Gagarin's Biography

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (Russian: Ю́рий Алексе́евич Гага́рин; IPA: [ˈjʉrʲɪj ɐlʲɪˈksʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ɡɐˈɡarʲɪn]; 9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961.

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A member of Russia's Communist party carries a portrait of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, during a May Day rally in Moscow
A member of Russia's Communist party carries a portrait of Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, during a May Day rally in Moscow
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  • Fruit Fly Immunity Fails with Fungus After (Space) Flight

      News Source: 24-7PressRelease | 27 days ago
    Before you swat away the next fruit fly, consider instead just how similar its biological complexities are to our own. ONE, researchers led by Deborah Kimbrell, Ph.D., at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) and their collaborators, studied
  • The Secret Life Of Sally Ride, The First American Woman In Space

      News Source: io9 | 1 month ago
    When Sally Ride died in 2012, her obituary noted a new fact that was widely picked up: that she was survived by her partner, Tam O'Shaughnessy. The first woman in space suddenly became a more complicated figure. Now Lynn Sherr, a journalist and
  • David Suzuki: Time to Get Real on Climate Change

      News Source: Truthout | 3 months ago
    Media This week, as the White House issued a landmark report detailing the frightening affects of global warming on our country and President Obama took to the airwaves to drive home that message, Bill Moyers talks with a scientist who has sounded

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  • *Gospel-driven Disciples: Z is for Zvezdochka

      Blog Source: gospeldrivendisciples.blogspot.com | 3 months ago
    He orbited one time in final preparation for the Vostok 1 mission. Zvezdochka was named by cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Zvezdochka was sent into space with a wooden cosmonaut dummy in the final practice flight before Gagarin's flight on 12 ...
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      Blog Source: www.lomography.com | 3 months ago
    May we join the contest too, please? Space Explorers Rumble Winners Announcement Want to know what the legendary Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin saw when he circled the Earth for 1 day and 48 hours? Then check out our rumble winners!
  • Mami's Shit: Red Ice Radio April 25, 2014

      Blog Source: grizzom.blogspot.com | 3 months ago
    We'll begin with the Dyatlov Pass incident in the Ural Mountains of Russia in 1959 and also discuss Yuri Gagarin's UFO files. We jump from the Soviet Union to the Frankfurt School and talk about international communism as the preferred ..

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