The Mysterious Death of the First Man in Space

On the 12th of April 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was hailed for purportedly becoming the first human in space. When he came back to Earth, Gagarin was looked upon as not just a hero, but the very embodiment of the Soviet Union’s power. Streets were named after him. Monuments were erected. Khrushchev called him […]

President John F. Kennedy’s Man on the Moon Speech

President John F. Kennedy delivered this speech, “Special Message to the Congress on Urgent National Needs,” on May 25, 1961 before a joint session of Congress. In this speech, JFK stated that the United States should set as a goal the “landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth” by the end of the decade. Acknowledging that the Soviets had a head start in their space program, Kennedy urged the U.S. to work diligently to lead the achievements of space travel because “in many ways [it] may hold the key to our future on earth.”

Russian Hoax: Was Yuri Gagarin the First Man in Space or was it a Provable Fraud?

Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was ‘officially’ the first man into space. But did Gagarin really go into space? Kennedy warmly congratulated Khrushchev for their achievement, but the fact that Kennedy did not contest this exploit was seen by the Russian people, and the whole world, as the confirmation that Gagarin’s exploits was fact. Yet, some […]