Sixty years ago, the first human spaceflight was celebrated in the Soviet Union as a great technical and historic victory. Americans at the time were concerned that the United States was losing the space race.
Attitudes in the United States are different today. Russia and the U.S. cooperate together with the International Space Station. How is Gagarin's first spaceflight celebrated today by the American space community?
This is the last of 6 questions honoring the 60th anniversary of Vostok 1, the first human spaceflight.