Tuesday, April 19, 2011

50th Anniversary of Space Flight


This past week, April 12th, saw the 50th anniversary of the first flight by a man into space aboard the Vostok 1. Soviet Cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin's, journey is now the stuff of legend. This event, following the launch of Sputnik a few years before, was a starting point for what would become a space race between the Soviets and United States for decades. It is remarkable that now, 50 years later, we are working together in our space programs to build an international space station and cooperating in other ways...



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