Monday, April 12, 2021

60 and 40 YEARS AGO TODAY......

Hey, Space Placers!

April 12, 1961

The Soviet Union (formerly USSR, now Russia Federation) launches first human into space, Yuri Gagarin on this date. Gagarin orbits the Earth for 108 minute flight.

April 12, 1981

NASA launches Space Shuttle Columbia on the 1st ever space shuttle flight.

Lift Off of STS-1

Credit: NASA

How far we have come, how far we can go.......

Sky Guy in VA

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