50 years

“The sky is very dark; the Earth is bluish. Everything is seen very clearly.”

Yuri Gagarin, 1961, commenting on his view of Earth from orbit. The first time any human being had ever seen the Earth from orbit. Exactly 50 years ago today.

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Molecular astrophysicist, usually found writing frenziedly, staring at the sky, or drinking mojitos.
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