This Week in Space History- April 6th to the 12th

Episode 420 · April 7th, 2020 · 26 mins 54 secs

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From the first human in space to the Mercury Seven, Apollo 13 50th teaser, and the first Shuttle launch, this week has it all!

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Episode Links:

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship, the last of its kind, returns to Earth from space station- Space.com

STS-41C NASA Mission Page

LDEF

STS-41C Post Flight Presentation- NSS

George "Pinky" Nelson Oral History- JSC

STS-37 Mission Page

Compton Gamma Ray Observatory

Gemini 1- NASA

CRS-8

Mercury 7 Press Conference- Archive.org

Apollo 13- 50th

Yuri Gagarin- NASA Page

STS-1