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The First Man Into Space

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On April 12, 1961 the Soviet Union shocked the world by launching the first human into space. Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth and landed safely, less than a month before the United States could reach the same goal.

Posted:  2003-10-16  8:05:11 PM

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Human Achievements

First American In Space

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The First Man Made Object In Orbit

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China's First Manned Flight Into Space

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Construction & Engineering

First Privately Build Aircraft To Reach Space


 
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