1940 Jesse Dixon and his flying automobile. Accompanying note: “Built by Jess Dixon of Andalusia, Ala. Can fly forward, backward or hover in the air. Runs on road or flys across country. 40 H. motor, air cooled, speeds to 100 m.” (by Florida Memory)
Credit: RSC EnergiaThis photo released by spacecraft manufacturer RSC Energia shows the Vostok spacecraft. On April Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin launched into orbit on Vostok 1 to become the first human to fly in space.