12th April.. 55 years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to fly into outer space. Here are some tidbits about his life and certain milestones. Data obtained from Wikipedia. Pictures from various sources. some pictures are just indicative and may not be historically accurate(pictures of tractors etc).
Audio from the first broadcast from space. hear it with the Russian and Spanish intros - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F8YUi11gu6o