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Astronauts Grow Taller In Space

While astronauts are in space they gain anywhere from 1-2 inches in height. This is because in microgravity (without the force of gravity),  the spinal column...

Yuri Gagarin: First Man in Space

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (March 9, 1934 –  March 27, 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. On  April 12, 1961, aboard the Vostok 3KA-3 (Vostok 1),...