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The rocky flight path from Yuri Gagarin to Aeroflot

 

My how time flies. I hadn’t realized until seeing the Google Doodle today that it was the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first successful manned space flight. I say successful because rumors persist that an earlier flight had crashed but the Soviet-run media never ran with the story. Back then they wouldn’t announce a launch until it […]

The rocky flight path from Yuri Gagarin to Aeroflot
Thomas
Wed, 13 Apr 2011 02:50:31 GMT

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