Vostok 1 launch

Vostok 1 launch

C023/9989 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 22.2MB

Downloadable file size: 3.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: SPUTNIK/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Launch of the Vostok 1 spacecraft carrying Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968) on the first manned flight in space. Vostok-1 was launched from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on 12th April 1961. The flight lasted 1 hour and 48 minutes from lift-off to touch-down, and made one orbit of Earth. Gagarin died on 27th March 1968 in a plane crash while training for another space mission. Still image from the documentary 'Soviets in Space' (1969).

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: 12 april, 12/04/1961, 12th, 1900s, 1960s, 1961, 1969, 20th century, aeronautical engineering, ascending, ascent, astronautical engineering, baikonur, booster, booster stage, boosters, burning, combustion, cosmodrome, detail, documentary, early, earth, engineering, fire, first human in space, flame, flames, gagarins, historical, history, illustration, kazakh, kazakhstan, launch, launching, lift off, lifting off, manned spaceflight, novosti, pioneer, pioneering, program, programme, propulsion, rocket, rocketry, russian, soviet union, soviets in space, space, space flight, space race, space travel, space-craft, space-flight, spacecraft, spaceflight, stage, still image, take off, taking off, technological, technology, ussr, vostock-1, vostok 1, vostok k, vostok-k, yuri gagarin, yury

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.