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Reach for the Stars! Cosmonaut broadcasts inspiring message to school in Soweto.

When I heard about this, I thought this is just the coolest thing.  A cosmonaut in SPACE sending a special message of inspiration to pupils in a school in Soweto. 352 more words

Adventures

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

Aphorisms

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

Aerospace

World celebrates the day of the first human space flight

April 12, 1961 is a significant day in a worldwide history. 54 years ago Yuri Gagarin, a Soviet cosmonaut, was the first human to travel into outer space and orbit the Earth for 108 minutes. 245 more words

Cosmonaut

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

Astronomy

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