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Voskhod 1 launched - 1st flight space flight with more than one man (3) / 1st time no spacesuits were used

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The first space walk – in pictures | Science | The Guardian

The first space walk – in pictures

Fifty years ago, cosmonaut Alexei Leonov became the first person to walk in space, climbing out of the spacecraft.

German Titov (1935 – 2000), a Russian cosmonaut, the second human in space. Postage stamp from Moldova. #space #Russian #cosmonaut

German Titov – a Russian cosmonaut, the second human in space. Postage stamp from Moldova.

NASA ECHO II S-131 // From Wikipedia: "Project Echo was the first passive communications satellite experiment. Each of the two American spacecraft, launched in 1960 and 1964, was a metalized balloon satellite acting as a passive reflector of microwave signals. Communication signals were bounced off of them from one point on Earth to another."

NASA ECHO II // From Wikipedia: "Project Echo was the first passive communications satellite experiment. Each of the two American spacecraft, launched in 1960 and was a metalized balloon satellite acting as a passive reflector of microwave sig

Graphic by Karl Tate/Space.com. It was 50 years ago when people first flew in space. Here’s an infographic that shows you the spacecraft humans have flown to reach that great void over the past half-century.

50 Years In Space: Was It Worth It? [INFOGRAPHIC & POLL]

Take a look at the crewed spaceships that have launched astronauts and cosmonauts into space during the first 50 years of human spaceflight .

15 Years in Orbit: The International Space Station …  Elle would like this

15 Years in Orbit: The International Space Station By the Numbers

The International Space Station (ISS) construction and development history from this infographic.

While the Soviet Union may not have reached the Moon back at the height of the Cold War, they were certainly working on it. Here, meet the N-1, the brainchild of engineer Sergey Korolyov. The rocket and its four failed launches remained a state secret for decades. Source Space.com: All about our solar system, outer space...  Read more  →

A comparison of the American Saturn V and the Russian moon rocket. See how the former Soviet Union planned to send an astronaut to the moon's surface using its rocket.

#AmericanHero

Former Ohio U. Senator and astronaut John Glenn—the first American to orbit the Earth and the third in space—died on Thursday at the above gallery shows, the American hero was a fixture in LIFE Magazine throughout the Space Race era, as the U.

John Glenn's pressure suit worn on Mercury "Friendship 7" orbital flight on February 20, 1962.

True, not deep sea diving, but deep space diving. I like the mysteries each hold. John Glenn's pressure suit worn on Mercury "Friendship orbital flight on February

El vehículo multiusos del equipo Orion  será la próxima nave tripulada de Estados Unidos. La cápsula de espacio profundo Orion de la NASA, está programada para ser la nave espacial para misiones "hasta el infinito y más allá" Fotografía: Karl Tate, colaborador de SPACE.com

ORION Explained" NASA's Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle- Details of the Orion four-person capsule that could carry crews to the Moon or an asteroid, beginning in

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