Gagarin v Titov

Yuri Gagarin and German Titov battle for selection for the Vostok 1 programme. They had to impress Sergei Korolev, chief rocket engineer and mastermind of the Soviet space programme. Here Titov recalls the tough physical and mental tests that they faced. This clip features training footage.

Release date: 25 Mar 2011

5 minutes


Role Contributor
NarratorJoss Ackland
WriterJamie Doran
ProducerJamie Doran
Series EditorJanice Hadlow

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