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Earth, Space, and I

It’s been years since I was first introduced to her majesty.
From the first day, she has taken care of me.
She held me close and tight in her arms, together we watched the Earth go round. 281 more words

A.B.Normal Publishing

The Lost Cosmonaut- Short Story

Credit: alapanamo

Officially, Yuri Gagarin was the first human to reach outer space. His historic flight in April of 1961 kick-started the space race in earnest. 2,937 more words

Make Sprightly Love Not Porn

Hello darling,

With Spring having officially sprung in my part of the world, I’m thrilled to see that like a garden in May, my curatorial inbox is bursting with an array of beautiful flowers — and by flowers I mean brand new #realworldsex videos, of course! 694 more words

Editions

Fifty Five Years Ago

First Orbit:

2.19 Гагарин: Поехали! (Off we go!)

7.40 Гагарин: ЗАРЯ, я КЕДР, наблюдаю облака над Землёй–мелкие, кучевые–и тени от них. Красиво. Красота! Как слышите? 24 more words

Miscellaneous

Fault Lines

Source Images

“First cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, 1961,” photograph by Alexander Sergeyev/Fotokhronika TASS
“Fire in San Francisco following the great earthquake of 1906,” photograph by USGS

Art

The Greeting of the First Cosmonaut

Mykhaylo Khmelko  Oil on Canvas 1962

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to travel to space.  At just 27 years old, the Soviet Cosmonaut was launched from the Baikonour Cosmodrome in the Vostok I. 

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Oil Paintings