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Man Returns from Space
Man Returns from Space

Man Returns from Space 1961


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Man Returns from Space 1961

20 mins Great Britain

The USSR and the world react to the return of Yuri Gagarin from his first manned space flight on 12th April 1961. This newsreel film from Moscow’s Central Documentary Film Studio captures the astronaut’s adoring reception at Vnukovo airport, followed by speeches by Gagarin and Khrushchev in Red Square.






Great Britain



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Moscow Central Documentary Film Studios

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