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NO BLACKS” IN ARGENTINA

  Premiered Oct 3, 2019 “NO BLACKS” IN ARGENTINA. Argentina is perceived by many to be a primarily white, European country, with Buenos Aires often referred to as the “Paris of Latin America” in popular culture. This perception is rooted in a post-colonial eugenics process where Argentine leaders and intellectuals in the 19th century, especially… read more »

List of astronauts by first flight to space

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This is a list of astronauts by first flight, in chronological order, according to the international definition of an astronaut; the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale criterion of achieving an altitude higher than 100 km (62 mi; 330,000 ft), thereby crossing the Kármán line. Personnel who qualify only for the United States Astronaut Badge, awarded… read more »

Yuri Gagarin’s Klushino: Forgotten home of space legend

By Katia Moskvitch Science reporter, BBC News, Moscow When Yuri Gagarin became the first person to travel in space on 12 April 1961, millions of people marvelled. But one teenager, gazing at the endless sky from a window of a Russian school, was petrified. It was Yuri’s niece, Tamara Filatova, who was 14 at the… read more »

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