Vostok 1 and STS-1: First Flights

Episode 333 · April 12th, 2018 · 7 mins 27 secs

About this Episode

Apologies for how I sound today, my allergies are epically bad today. We've got some massive space history milestones, so check out today's episode!

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Episode Links:

[Declassified documents offer a new perspective on Yuri Gagarin’s flight

Challenge to Apollo- Asif Siddiqi (PDF)

Yuri Gagarin: First Man in Space

The Flight of Vostok 1

What Yuri Gagarin Saw on First Space Flight

Why Yuri Gagarin Remains the First Man in Space, Even Though He Did Not Land Inside His Spacecraft

Gemini 4 Astronauts Meet Yuri Gagarin

Fallen Astronaut

Robert E. Stevenson- Oral History Interview

STS-1 NASA Mission Page

STS-1 Press Kit (PDF)

STS-1 NASA Mission Page 2