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4/12/14 Anniversaries of Vostok 1& STS-1.

Anniversaries of Vostok

Space, the Ultimate Visual Frontier: 70+ Amazing Infographics • Inspired Magazine

Space, the Ultimate Visual Frontier: 70+ Amazing Infographics

See how the first human spaceflight actually occurred when the Soviet Union launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 on April Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth for 108 minutes to usher in the age of human spaceflight

Russian 1961 R-7 Vostok-1 vs US 1962 Mercury-Redstone and other early space rockets. Source: Eureka: El error de Sájarov o por qué la Unión Soviética alcanzó el espacio antes que los EEUU

Russian 1961 (Moon rocket) vs US 1962 Mercury-Redstone and other early space rockets

Vostok 1 (first manned spaceflight in history, launched on April 12, 1961 from Baikonur Cosmodrome with Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin)

Spacecraft History: ( this is how Yuri Gagarin sat in the first human visit to inhospitable vacuum of degree freezing space where dust particles travelling at mph would kill without the bullet proof material that space suits are comprised of !

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Spacecraft Vostok-1 - East-1 - Of Yury Gagarin

Spacecraft of Yury Gagarin against the background of blue sky. The spacecraft serves now as a monument to the Soviet space exploration era at National Exhibition Center in Moscow, Russia.

But who or what took this pic? (Hubble?)

Britian is working on creating a spaceport for space tourism that is expected to be complete by

Launch of "Vostok 1", Russian spacecraft, from Baikonur Cosmodrome. The first manned space flight with Yuri Gagarin, a Russian cosmonaut. 12 April 1961.  #space #Russian #cosmonaut

Launch of "Vostok Russian spacecraft, from Baikonur Cosmodrome. The first manned space flight with Yuri Gagarin, a Russian cosmonaut.

Vostok 1 control panel

Voskhod Spacecraft "Globus" IMP navigation instrument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

1961 - The Soviet Union beats the USA in the race to get the first man into space and Yuri Gagarin becomes a national hero. http://www.historicalshirts.com/European-History/Yuri-Gagarin.html

1961 - The Soviet Union beats the USA in the race to get the first man into space and Yuri Gagarin becomes a national hero.……re pinned by Maurie Daboux ♪ ♪

On April 12, 1961, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space. See photos of the historic flight of Vostok 1.

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.

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