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Yuri Gagarin and Vostok 1 Photo Album - 50th Anniversary of Human Spaceflight - Universe Today
[/caption] 50 Years ago on April 12,1961 the era of Human spaceflight opened with a roar to the heavens above with the thunderous blastoff of Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin aboard the Vostok 1 capsule from the Baikonur Cosmodrome Site No.1 at 9:07 a.m. Moscow time. Gagarin, at the age of 27, dared to brave the perils … Continue reading "Yuri Gagarin and Vostok 1 Photo Album – 50th Anniversary of Human Spaceflight"