Tag: Yuri Gagarin

First Orbit: Commemmorating 50 Years of Spaceflight

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin’s first orbit around the earth, documentarian Christopher Riley gives us this film: First Orbit. A real time recreation of Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering first orbit, shot entirely in space from on board the International Space Station. The film combines this new footage with Gagarin’s original …

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