Yuri Gagarin

Soviet/Russian Space Missions

Our Guide to Space's official page on Soviet and Russian space missions

5 years ago

What Are You Doing For Yuri’s Night?

This year's Yuri's Night promises to be a momentous occasion, with celebrations and events taking place all over the world!

7 years ago

Russia Recruiting For Its Moon Bound Cosmonauts

The Russian federal space agency (Roscosmos) has announced that it is seeking new recruits to become the next-generation of cosmonauts.

7 years ago

Who Was The First Woman To Go Into Space?

Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to go into space, blazing a trail for all the female astronauts and cosmonauts…

7 years ago

April 12, 1961: The First Human in Space

On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space.

8 years ago

Who Was The First Man To Go Into Space?

Picture if you will two titanic powers struggling to see who will be the first to conquer space. Between them,…

9 years ago

Who Are The Most Famous Astronauts?

Since the beginning of the Space Age, men and woman from all over the world have become famous astronauts and…

9 years ago

Here’s Your Chance To Help Blend Earth And Mars Rocks

The organizers of the World Space Week Association are working to create an "Earth Master Sample", and they want your…

11 years ago

Soyuz Poised for High Stakes November 13 Blastoff – Space Stations Fate Hinges on Success

[/caption] The stakes could not be higher for the Russian Soyuz rocket now poised at the launch pad at Baikonur…

12 years ago

Video Duet – Soyuz Debut Blast off from the Amazon Jungle and Rockin’ Russian Rollout !

http://youtu.be/c750fdZR6Mg Watch the video of today‚Äôs debut lift off of a Russian Soyuz rocket from the edge of the Amazon…

13 years ago