Archives for April 12, 2011

Celebrating 50 years of humans in space!

“I could have gone on flying through space forever.” –Yuri Gagarin It was April 12th, 1961, or fifty years ago today, that Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to leave Earth — the ground, the atmosphere, the stratosphere — and to soar into outer space. What was unimaginable just half-a-century ago has become an…