12 Apr '11, 2am

세월이 유수죠. @Lawyer_KOREA: 50년전인 1961년 오늘, 소련의 유리 가가린이 보스토크호로 우주를 향해 인류최초로 날아간 날.. 그동안의 상전벽해 50년. 저도 10살에서 어느덧..

세월이 유수죠. @Lawyer_KOREA: 50년전인 1961년 오늘, 소련의 유리 가가린이 보스토크호로 우주를 향해 인류최초로 날아간 날.. 그동안의 상전벽해 50년. 저도 10살에서 어느덧..

Russia's modern day rulers are using the anniversary to remind Russians of its past achievements and President Dmitry Medvedev is due to make a visit to mission control outside Moscow and talk with current astronauts. Later in the day, he is due to give a keynote speech on space exploration in the Kremlin that is expected to give an impulse for the future of the Russian space programme 50 years on. In contrast to the tense battle of the 1960s, space is increasingly a matter of international cooperation with the International Space Station a joint effort between Russia, the United States and other partners. -- AFP

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