The first man in space: "ordinary" in fact, no

The first man in space: "ordinary" in fact, no
The first man in space: "ordinary" in fact, no
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On April 12 every year - especially on the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight - it is customary everywhere to write something about this, without exaggeration, a historical event. But we think we have written (and will write) enough about him without us. Therefore, we propose a newsreel format that is not quite familiar to us.

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One life-wise editor from the "early time" once said: "If you can write about something only what has already been written before you, do not write." It is difficult to write something new about Gagarin's flight in the inevitably short media format. Therefore, we decided not to write. Nevertheless, this day is worth remembering.

The video below is not just a short cut of various episodes related to the flight of Vostok-1. It also shows those parts of the training of the first cosmonaut that few of us would like to repeat on ourselves. Take at least the same catapult firing before practicing parachute landing. And in the voice of Gagarin himself one can hear the enormous, but carefully restrained excitement that the world's first cosmonaut experienced. We think it's worth hearing it:

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