April 12: the 55 anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s space flight! 4/12/2016 •

April 12: the 55 anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s space flight!

Have you known that April 12 is celebrated as the International Day of Human Space Flight? Let’s recollect the major events in the world history of astronautics!

55 years ago the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first person who flew to space. During a 108-minute flight aboard Vostok-1 the cosmonaut managed to circle the Earth. After his successful landing, Gagarin became incredibly famous worldwide. This event was really a crucial point in the history of both space exploration and humankind. A year later, April 12 was declared as the World Cosmonautics Day.

Especially for this anniversary enthusiasts from Russia created an exciting and very informative application dedicated to all space pioneers and researchers. It demonstrates the milestones in the history of astronautics each of them deserving to be called a breakthrough. To go to this marvellous application, please click here.

Learn more with QuizzClub:

Isn't the application great? Did it help you to learn something new about space exploration? Please tell us in the comments!

#Science #History #Society

Your opinion matters

Interesting Facts

10 reasons why 2016 was the best year ever 12/8/2016 • Mary Jackson

Time flies like in the blink of an eye, and 2016 is about to be a memory. Let's remember all the good things we have seen happening this year.

Read more


Do you remember: 7 greatest actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age 12/5/2016 • Barbara Bechard

Old Hollywood's favorite actresses are considered iconic for different reasons. Their amazing charisma and beauty captivated millions, their characters were fierce and independent. Let's remember the stunning ladies who really ruled the screen during the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Read more

#History #celebs #Movies & TV

5 most influential first ladies in the history of the US 11/20/2016 • Christine L

The role of first lady of the United States has changed and evolved over many years. There are a lot of impressive facts about US first ladies and their lives. Some of these women have really changed our history, so let's find out more about that.

Read more

#History #politics

This unbelievable building in Italy can purify the air! 12/7/2016 • Frank Rezentes

If you agree that keeping the environment clean is important, then you'll like the thing that the Italians came up with. They developed a building consisting of eco-friendly materials that can purify the air.

Read more


9 surprising facts about the Earth 12/3/2016 • Johnny Crepaul

Our home planet, Earth, is truly beautiful and amazing. Here are 9 incredible facts about the third planet from the sun.

Read more

#Geography #Science