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International Day of Human Space Flight

International Day of Human Space Flight Online

Today is the anniversary of the first human space flight!

Click the books below to learn more.

Chasing Space: An Astronaut's Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances     How to Astronaut: Everything You Need to Know Before Leaving Earth     In the Shadow of the Moon: America, Russia, and the Hidden History of the Space Race     Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut

The Gravity of Us     The Weight of the Stars     The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut Universe #1)     Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

Handprints on Hubble: An Astronaut's Story of Invention     Into the Black: The Extraordinary Untold Story of the First Flight of the Space Shuttle Columbia and the Astronauts Who Flew Her     Apollo's Legacy: The Space Race in Perspective     Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon, Mars, and Beyond

Wally Funk’s Race for Space: The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer     First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong     Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America Into the Space Age     We Dream of Space

Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space     American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race     Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race     To Be Taught, If Fortunate

Liftoff: Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX     Guion Bluford: A Space Biography     Shoot for the Moon: The Space Race and the Extraordinary Voyage of Apollo 11     Christa McAuliffe: A Space Biography

Monday, Apr 12th 2021
All Day Event
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
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