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Gagarin radio report

Duration: 10:00

The BBC Home Service reports on Yuri Gagarin's flight into space. The contributors in this clip include Sir Bernard Lovell, first director of Jodrell Bank Observatory. (Image credit: Ria Novosti/Science Photo Library)

Available since: Fri 25 Mar 2011


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BBC Home Service News 12/04/1961

BBC Home Service news from the day of the first Russian manned orbital space flight.

First broadcast: 12 Apr 1961

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