The first man to walk in space has launched a landmark Science Museum exhibition devoted to Russia’s pioneering space programme - by expressing surprise that his country had agreed to hand over the exhibits.
Judith Resnick - April 5, 1949 – January 28, 1986 - was an engineer and a NASA astronaut who died in the destruction of the Space Shuttle Challenger during the launch of mission STS-51-L. Resnik was the second American woman astronaut, logging 145 hours in orbit. She was a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and had a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland. The IEEE Judith Resnik Award for space engineering is named in her honor. She was born and raised in Akron…
Space, the Ultimate Visual Frontier: 70+ Amazing Infographics
See how the first human spaceflight actually occurred when the Soviet Union launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 on April Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth for 108 minutes to usher in the age of human spaceflight
People Celebrating The Succes Of The Mission Voskhod Ii In Moscow On The Sixties. March, 18, 1965.
April FIRST HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT FATALITY - Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov is killed when his Soyuz 1 spacecraft smashed into the Earth after his parachutes failed to deploy properly during re-entry; he was the first human spaceflight fatality.