The landing of Vostok 1


A painting by cosmonauts Leonov and Sokolev, showing Yuri Gagarin's descent (right) after ejecting from the main Vostok sphere (left). The cosmonauts ejected from the Vostok vehicle on every Vostok flight.

Landing of Vastok 1


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