April 12th: A Big Day (Twice) in the Space Race

    50 years ago today (April 12, 1961), Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin lifted off in the spacecraft Vostok I…

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    Gagarin’s launch would make him the first human to make contact with the stars.

    FOX News Radio’s Mitch Davis looks back…

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    Twenty years later (April 12, 1981), it was time for the U.S. to set a milestone in the Space Race…

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    The launch of Space Shuttle Columbia marked the beginning of the next era in human spaceflight.

    FOX News Radio’s Mitch Davis was at the very first shuttle landing…

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