Friday, April 13, 2012

We Are The World


Click the arrow to watch the video.  NASA Administrator Charles Bolden speaks at the 22:10 mark.

On April 12, 2011, the United Nations declared that date to be the International Day of Human Space Flight.  April 12 is the anniversary of the first human's flight into space, Russian Yuri Gagarin in 1961.  It's also the anniversary of the first U.S. Space Shuttle flight in 1981.

On April 12, 2012, the United Nations held its second International Day of Human Space Flight.  Leaders from the American and Russian programs appeared, including NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, who was the keynote speaker.

The above video is of the entire event.  Bolden begins speaking at about 22 minutes 10 seconds into the video.

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