Yuri Gagarin's descent module. Display showing the Vostok 1 decent module that brought the Russian cosmonaut, and first man in space, Yuri Gagarin back to Earth. Vostok-1 was launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on 12 April 1961. The flight lasted 1 hour and 48 minutes from lift-off to touch-down, and made one orbit of Earth. Photographed at the museum of the Korolyov Rocket and Space Corporation Energia, Russia.
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