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Aug 4, 2011

Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev Perform Six-Hour Space Walk from International Space Station

Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev Perform Six-Hour Space Walk from International Space Station
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Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev Image Credit: NASA TV Sergei Volkov and Alexander Samokutyaev, two Russian cosmonauts embarked on a six-hour spacewalk from the International Space Station, according to several international news sites, August 4, 2011. Based on reports, Volkov and Samokutyaev , wearing Russian Orlan-K space suits, opened the hatch of the ISS at […]


Apr 10, 2011

The First Man in Space: Remembering Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin

The First Man in Space: Remembering Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
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Russian cosmonaut Yuri Alexeyevich Gagarin was the first man in space 50 years ago, on April 12, 1961. The 50th anniversary of this thrilling and extraordinary ride following the earth’s orbit will be remembered this April 12. This was reported by international news sites, April 9, 2011.