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    Yuri Gagarin - 12. April 1961

    Per Rasmussen

    Per Rasmussen

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    Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin

    Motherland hears, the Motherland knows...
    Text: Yevgeniy Dolmatovsky
    Music: Shostakovich

    On 12 April 1961, Gagarin became the first human to travel into space, launching to orbit aboard the Vostok 3KA-2 (Vostok 1).

    During his flight, Gagarin famously whistled the tune "The Motherland Hears, The Motherland Knows" (Russian: "Родина слышит, Родина знает").

    Vostok 1 flight using Orbiter:
    Vostok 1 re-entry:

    Yuri Gararin: