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50 Years in Space

Author: Maria Antonova


Mar/Apr 2011
Space
Page 28   ( 4 pages)


Summary: On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to orbit the earth. By all accounts, they could not have chosen a better man for the mission.


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