Google’s Yuri Gagarin Logo For 50th Anniversary Of Human Spaceflight

Today on Google you will find a logo of a spaceflight and astronaut remembering the 50th anniversary of when Yuri Gagarin was the first human to take a spaceflight. He completed an orbit of the Earth on a Soviet Union backed Vostok spacecraft on April 12, 1961. He instantly became a hero in his country and around the world.

Here is a video of the animated logo:


Yuri Gagarin lived only 34 years, being born on March 9, 1934 and dying in a mysterious routine training flight on March 9, 1934.

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  • Rasmus Thomsen

    Yuri Gagarin lived only 34 years, being born on March 9, 1934 and dying in a mysterious routine training flight on March 9, 1934….

    So he lived for 34 years, but died same day he was born – think you got the dates mixed up… :-)

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