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Round and round the Earth we go

It wasn't so long ago, really, that the first man flew into space. Now Earth's orbit plays host to tourists and joggers.

It wasn't so long ago, really, that the first man flew into space. Now Earth's orbit plays host to tourists and joggers.

Anniversary of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first human space flight was an all-night party of DJs, glowing lights and hula-hoopers.
April 16, 2007

The only person running the Boston Marathon and keeping dry is astronaut Sunita Williams, who is aboard the International Space Station.
April 16, 2007

CNET News.com reporter Daniel Terdiman captures the Yuri's Night Celebration at NASA's Ames Research Center.
Yuri's Night: Burning Man meets NASA
April 14, 2007

At an open meeting at the SETI Institute, scientists discuss NASA's plans to use the new Kepler spacecraft to search for Earth-size planets orbiting stars.

April 13, 2007

On April 12, 1961, the Soviet Union awed the world when it announced that Gagarin had successfully orbited the Earth and returned safely.
April 12, 2007

Astronauts aboard International Space Station welcome new crew, prepare for a marathon and snap a few photos of an erupting Earth.
April 12, 2007