April 12, two space events

by ARTiFactor on Apr. 12th, 2007

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to travel into space in Vostok 3KA-2 (Vostok 1). Also,the first Space Shuttle mission, STS-1, was launched April 12, 1981.

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ARTiFactor says:

Space.com has a report titled: "ISS Astronauts, Russian Officials Celebrate Cosmonautics Day".

posted on Thu, 04/12/2007 - 3:44pm

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