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There could be wealth - in wine - for Europe's poorest country

...and if this is not enough, I'll go to the moon or to other planets to get some more," the late Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin gushed after an all-night tasting in 1966. His well-lubricated words are scrawled on a framed photograph that hangs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/13/bus_396747.shtml
Business
Kazakhstan has space dreams

...Kazakhstan, the base was the scene of the historic launches of the first satellite to orbit the Earth and pioneer cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. Baikonur has gained additional importance since the U.S. space shuttle was grounded last year following the Columbia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/liv_418251.shtml
Life & style
This day in the Millennium: April 12

...President Harry S. Truman. 1955: The Salk vaccine against polio was declared safe and effective. 1961: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man to fly in space, orbiting the Earth once before making a safe landing. 1981: The space shuttle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/12/met_258809.shtml
Metro
Kennedy shooting tops poll

...1968: Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in California. (3 votes) 1961: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin becomes first man in space. (2 votes) 1962: Cuban Missile Crisis threatens World War III. (2 votes) 1964: British...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/21/met_264103.shtml
Metro
Home Sweet Home?

...sporting a fresh crewcut that ought to last quite a while in orbit. He borrowed a line from the world's first spaceman, Yuri Gagarin. "Gagarin said it all - Poyekhali." That means: "Let's Go." As for a name for the space station, Shepherd...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/10/31/tec_303455.shtml
XXX Technology
People in the News

...inches, is No. 2, followed by Napoleon Bonaparte (5 feet 4 inches), Naim Suleymangolu (4 feet 11 inches) and Yuri Gagarin (5 feet 2 inches). The magazine, in its December issue, claims to be helping women "begin a long overdue fight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/19/ent_24210.shtml
Things to Do
This day in the Millennium: March 27

...Communist Party. 1964: Alaska was rocked by a powerful earthquake that killed 114 people. 1968: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit the earth, died in a plane crash. 1977: 582 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747, attempting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/27/met_257372.shtml
Metro
Russia's space program is struggling to recruit a new generation of cosmonauts

...the Soviet space program awed the world by sending the first satellite, Sputnik, into orbit in 1957 and cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin four years later. "It is a serious problem, one we haven't found a solution for," Barmin said. The U.S. space...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/08/tec_357392.shtml
XXX Technology
Chinese astronaut receives a hero's welcome on the ground

...came four decades after the former Soviet Union and the United States pioneered manned spaceflight. Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth in April 1961. Less than one month later, the United States launched Alan B. Shepard Jr. As for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/17/wor_397532.shtml
World
Liftoff! China launches manned space mission

...comes four decades after the former Soviet Union and the United States pioneered manned spaceflight. Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth in 1961. Less than one month later, the United States launched Alan B. Shepard Jr. John Glenn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/16/wor_397413.shtml
World