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Space Shuttle Atlantis Has Landed

Space Shuttle Atlantis is back and the manned space flight program of NASA has ended. Hopefully only for now. And my thanks to NASA for putting this wonderful image in the public domain! You guys are some of mankind’s finest!

50 Years of manned Spaceflight – In Memory of Yuri Gagarin

In 1961, on this very day, April 12th, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space. At the time of his flight, reactions were divided, just as the world was. Those days are past now, the Eastern Block does not exist anymore and the Western Block has changed a great …