Celebration of Yuri’s Night – humanity’s achievements in space
The celebration of the International Day of Human Space Flight is to be held at the Cultural Centre of European Space Technologies (Ksevt) in Vitanje.
Born in 1934, Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Russian Soviet officer, army pilot, cosmonaut and journalist. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961.
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