"I knew you were going to shoot me; I should never have been taken alive. Tell Fidel that this failure does not mean the end of the revolution, that it will triumph elsewhere. Tell Aleida to forget this, remarry and be happy, and keep the children studying. Ask the soldiers to aim well. I know you’ve come to kill me. Shoot coward, you are only going to kill a man.” ~ Che Guevara, Last Words
Faces of the Space Race, from the Childcraft 1985 annual Conquest of the Sky.
Valentina Tereshkova and Yuri Gagarin, The first man and woman in space. 52 years ago today (April 12th) Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, how are you going to celebrate it?
Yuri Gagarin and Che Guevara (1960)
a closeup of the Yuri Gagarin monument in moscow , the first human who made it 1961 into space , its made of titanium and was erected in 1980 .