55th anniversary of the first manned space flight

A boy attends an exhibition titled "Russian Space" marking the 55th anniversary of the first manned space flight, at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow, Russia, May 17, 2016. On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space when he orbited the Earth aboard Vostok 1.

A boy attends an exhibition titled "Russian Space" marking the 55th anniversary of the first manned space flight, at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow, Russia, May 17, 2016. On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space when he orbited the Earth aboard Vostok 1.

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A boy attends an exhibition titled "Russian Space" marking the 55th anniversary of the first manned space flight, at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow, Russia, May 17, 2016. On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space when he orbited the Earth aboard Vostok 1.

A boy attends an exhibition titled "Russian Space" marking the 55th anniversary of the first manned space flight, at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow, Russia, May 17, 2016. On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space when he orbited the Earth aboard Vostok 1. 

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