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Man Returns from Space
The USSR and the world react to the return of Yuri Gagarin from his first manned space flight on 12th April 1961.
1961 20 mins
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.
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