It's the 50th anniversary of human spaceflight. And what's an anniversary if not an occasion for awesome archival video footage set to a cheesy modern soundtrack? Happy Yuri's Night!
Via Joerg Heber
Maggie Koerth-Baker is the science editor at BoingBoing.net. She writes a monthly column for The New York Times Magazine and is the author of Before the Lights Go Out, a book about electricity, infrastructure, and the future of energy. You can find Maggie on Twitter and Facebook.