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Need Some Space

Lucky Number Thirteen. I wanted to try my hand at the mysterious nove otto poem today — mysterious in that I can’t seem to find any information pertaining to its origins. 186 more words

Nikita Khrushchev on God

On April 12th, 1961, Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first man in outer space as his Vostok I spacecraft orbited the Earth in a 108 minute flight.   92 more words


Reds Put Man Into Orbit

Yuri Gagarin, a citizen of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics — a country that does not even exist today — became the first person in space to orbit the Earth on 12 April 1961. 167 more words


Yuri's Night

April 12th 1961 Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to leave the surface of the Earth and orbit our planet. Coincidentally 20 years later, on the same date in 1981 the United States launched its first… 332 more words


Hyper-Realistic Paintings of Floating Cosmonauts by Jeremy Geddes

Melbourne-based artist Jeremy Geddes is most well known for his paintings of cosmonauts and people floating, falling, colliding and drifting in empty landscapes.
His hyper-realistic paintings are extremely detailed, lights and shadows are masterly captured in his boards and the composition of each is a real revelation of his vision. 76 more words

Art And Artist


As of midnight last night, the journey to begin one year in space has begun. A NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonaut will spend 12 months in space to explore what effects a year in the galaxy has on the human body and these findings will be used to later send astronauts to Mars. 46 more words


Watch First One-Year ISS Crew Launch LIVE Tomorrow!

This Crew Earth Observation photo shows the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the site of tomorrow’s launch of the first one-year crew for the International Space Station.  63 more words