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Fifty years of spaceflight

TODAY MARKS 50 YEARS exactly since the Soviet Union’s Yuri Gagarin became the first person to orbit the Earth.

The celebrate, a special movie has been produced, called First Orbit, which combines historic footage from 1961 with new footage shot from the International Space Station, to give us an idea of what Gagarin experienced during his milestone flight.

You can download the whole movie at the First Orbit web site.

And here’s the three-part trailer:

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