First Step Into Space April 12, 1961

During the Cold War, the Vostok 1 space mission, a Soviet Union project that was one of the key events of the era, was launched under the command of Yuri Gagarin. The goal was for mankind to go into space for the first time, and during the Cold War between Soviet Russia and the United States, it was a mission to prove which country was superior.

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin and his command were launched into space. With this flight, he completed humanity’s first tour of Earth orbit. With this tour, he managed to become the first human to go into space and started the space age.

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