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

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

FOX News Radio's Mitch Davis looks back...

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

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...