Vostok 1

A nice Russian Vostok 1 documentary.

Fancy being a Cosmonaut? Check out the centrifuge and ejection testing from 1:00.

centrifuge

When did computer operators stop wearing labcoats?

labcoats

Rotate spacecraft to align arrows with direction of Earth before reentry!

porthole

Comments

  1. Oh, USSR. The country where I was born. All boys wanted to be pioneers and cosmonauts like Yuri Gagarin. Nice video!

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