marți, 12 aprilie 2011

Yuri Gagarin

First man in space

On 12 april 1961, exactly 50 year ago the space ship Vostok carried the first human being in to space.  Yuri Alexeevici Gagarin was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut.


Yuri Gagarin

Borned in 27 march 1937, Gagarin became short after his historic flight an international celebrity. Radio amateurs from all the world celebrate the event using specials callsigns on all radio bands, including activation of special station R3K on OSCAR satellites.