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Fifty years after Gagarin, Russia still looks skyward

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Apr 8 - Fifty years after Russia's Yuri Gagarin became the first man into space, Moscow is determined to maintain a leadership role in space exploration, despite recent problems with satellite launches and increasing competition from countries like China, Japan and India. Gagarin's historic flight on April 12, 1961 set off a space race with the United States but today, 50 years on, Russian scientists say cooperation with its former rival is key. Tara Cleary reports.

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