Stunning space footage recreates Yuri Gagarin’s first flight

Stunning space footage recreates ince Yuri Gagarin's first flight

To mark the 50 years since Yuri Gagarin was launched into space, a stunning, real time recreation of his pioneering flight has been released on YouTube.

The breathtaking high definition footage shot from the International Space Station is accompanied by a suitably atmospheric new musical score by composer Philip Sheppard, interwoven with original audio recordings from Gagarin’s first spin around planet Earth.

At one hour and forty minutes long, this makes for a perfect Sunday afternoon distraction!

For more information: http://www.firstorbit.org/

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