Space Flight from Space
Space Special Magazine - Celebrating 50 years of human space flight
In April 1961, Yuri Gagarin wrote his name into the record books when, aboard Vostok 1, he became the first human into outer space. Now, on the 50th anniversary of the flight that changed history, Key Publishing brings you the complete story of humankind’s incredible efforts to break the bonds of Earth. Set over 100 high-quality pages, Space is a story of triumph, disaster, heroism, invention, and sheer, unbridled determination.
• The Learning Years – Rocket powered research aircraft developed at the end of the Second World War pave the way for hypersonic flight and manned space flight.
• Red Star in Orbit – Yuri Gagarin becomes the first human to orbit the earth when his Vostok 1 spacecraft is launched on April 12, 1961.
• Apollo Gets Ready – Mobilising a vast industrial machine, NASA brings together giant booster rockets and complex spacecraft ready for moon missions.
• Back to the Future – Dreams of going to Mars, flights to the asteroids and privatised space flight give us a glimpse of the next 50 years of humans in space.
And much, much more!
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