Commemorating five decades of human spaceflight


The video 50 years of Humans in Space commemorates Yuri Gagarin's historic flight five decades ago on 12 April 1961. More information plus additional videos, photos, a gallery of European mission patches and Yuri Night event listings via

The video is also available on ESA's YouTube channel.

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