Moon Over Medford, Honoring Vostok 1's 50th Anniversary

On 12 April 1961 at 9:07 AM Moscow time, the USSR launched Vostok 1 on a single orbit flight with cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin aboard, the first human in space. The fiftieth anniversary of the event is being celebrated at hundreds of parties around the world, see http://yurisnight.net for more information.

See also http://L5Development.com/i_resource/history/DayInHistory.php?d=0412

Display Date:   April 12, 2011
Photographer: Fred Koschara
Image Date: April 16, 2009
Camera: Sony F-717
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