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In the last 50 years, space explorers brought us some of the greatest discoveries in human history. From the first human in space, to the first steps on the moon, brave space explorers continue to amaze us with their expeditions in the dark and inhospitable environment of Space.
The discovery of a New World by Christopher Columbus kick-started one the greatest age of exploration that Earth has ever seen. For over 3 centuries, explorers from around the world explored these vast continents, in search for undiscovered fertile lands, vast resources and better trade routes.
Explorer Nobu Shirase became very popular in his home country of Japan after he returned from the Antarctic expedition where he managed to explore several territories of this frozen continent.
History of the early years of the exploration of North American continent tells the fascinating tale of the first African slave that was brought to the New World. Here you can learn more about his life and exploits.