A section dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight has appeared on the Roscosmos website

Category: English  |   29 Март 2021    

A section dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight has appeared on the Roscosmos website

In the year of the 60th anniversary of the flight of the first man into space, the official website of the State Corporation "Roscosmos" has opened a section dedicated to Yuri Gagarin and manned cosmonautics.

 

This section opens with an interactive map of our planet with the flight path of the Vostok-1 spacecraft on April 12, 1961, and the main stages of this legendary flight. At the bottom of the page, you can download the official symbols of the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the flight of Yuri Gagarin: emblems in Russian and English, as well as branded posters.

 

The section consists of the following blocks:

 

  • Biography of Yuri Gagarin with excerpts from the books "The Road to Space" and "Rockets and People".
  • The chronicle of the preparation for the historic flight with the placement of the press statement of the first cosmonaut before the flight, the report at the end of the flight, the recording of negotiations and other appeals, reports and responses.
  • The biographical block "Following in the footsteps of the biography of Yuri Gagarin" was developed on the basis of photos from Russian remote sensing satellites.
  • Description of the Vostok spacecraft and the Vostok launch vehicle.
  • The Media Materials section presents archival footage from the life of the first cosmonaut.
  • The "Manned Space Exploration Today" section contains information about the past, present and future of manned space exploration, as well as some statistical information.
  • The section "Projects and events dedicated to the celebration of the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight" will be constantly updated with new information about its own and partner events, as well as special projects of the State Corporation "Roscosmos".

 

Source: https://www.roscosmos.ru


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