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First In Space: Vostok-1 Pilot Yuri Gagarin | Following seven test flights (several of the failures) carrying animals and equipment, the Vostok spacecraft is deemed ready to carry a human passenger. On April 12, 1961, a 27-year-old Soviet Air Force pilot makes history. Strapped to his ejection seat, Gagarin rides inside the 7 1/2 foot-wide (2.3 meter) pressurized cabin...

See how the first human spaceflight actually occurred when the Soviet Union launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 on April Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth for 108 minutes to usher in the age of human spaceflight

Tranquility Base: Surface and Experiment Locations Map, Apollo 11 Mapping Sciences Laboratory, 1970. Annotated "My Footprints!" and signed Buzz Aldrin.

Tranquility Base: Surface and Experiment Locations Map, Apollo 11 Mapping Sciences Laboratory, 1970. Annotated "My Footprints!" and signed Buzz Aldrin.

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3 November 1957 - Laika, a Siberian husky, is launched into Earth’s orbit on a one-way trip aboard the Soviet Sputnik II. Sadly, initial reports that Laika had passed away painlessly after a few days were exposed to be false 40 years later. In fact Laika died due to extreme stress and heat only a few hours after launch. However, this was not before showing that it was possible to survive weightlessness and orbit. #HistSci  © Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images

10 Famous Dogs Straight Out of Science Fiction - Laika was once a female stray from Moscow before being selected as the passenger of the Soviet spacecraft Sputnik launched on November

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location and identification diagram of access doors

location and identification diagram of access doors

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That moment when your diesel mechanic know how makes you realize that the Space Shuttle Main Engine looks like it may have twin turbos

Soviet Rocket Plan

Art,fashion,design,technology etc from the atomic space age

The Command Service Module separates from the Saturn, then couples with the Lunar Module, removing it from the launch vehicle.

17 Steps to the Moon and Back: Anatomy of a Moonshot

The Apollo Command Service Module separates from the Saturn V Stage Rocket, then coupled with the Lunar Module, removing it from the launch vehicle.

Old Technical Drawing: Gemini Spacecraft

12 NASA Blueprints For Building Your Own Spaceship - Yes! I'm one step closer to fulfilling my dream of being an astronaut.

Gemini Launch

Launch of Gemini 9 Titan II Rocket June 1966

Apollo Technical Drawing.

Apollo Technical Drawing.

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Soyuz I don't get anything this is saying.

Stage sections of Saturn V and N1.

Stage sections of Saturn V and

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