Cosmonaut anniversary and wallaby internet star
today’s news stories:
Russia celebrates cosmonaut anniversary
Baby wallaby becomes an internet star
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Russia’s been celebrating 55 years since Yuri Gagarin became the world‘s first spaceman.
It was an historic moment and a triumph for the Soviet space programme at the height of the Cold War.
Today astronauts are constantly in orbit on the International Space Station.
Some of them did a live link-up with earth to mark the anniversary.
Take a look at how a baby wallaby is winning hearts across the internet.
Here he is, popping his head out of his mother’s pouch for the first time.
The joey, from just south of Sydney, was born the size of a jellybean and spent six months inside his mother, Lily’s, pouch.
He has another three months until he emerges fully and becomes more independent.