Celebrate the Birth of Human Spaceflight, with Yuri's Night!

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Fifty three years ago today, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in history to venture into outer space. Below, Mika McKinnon talks about Gagarin's incredible journey to Earth orbit (and how to best commemorate that journey: by finding the Yuri's Night party nearest you!)

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