Chinanews, April 12, according to Russian satellite network reports, April 12 is Russia's space festival. 60 years ago, Gagarin took the "Vostok" spacecraft and completed the first space flight of mankind.
From the International Space Station, Russian astronauts conveyed holiday congratulations to the Russian people.
In a video released by the Russian National Aerospace Corporation, astronaut Sergey Kudy-Svercko said: "60 years ago, on April 12th, an event that became a turning point in world history occurred. The manned spacecraft left the earth. , Completed the on-orbit flight for the first time and began the history of manned space flight."
Astronaut Oleg Nowitzki added that Gagarin's flight has become a model for everyone, including the current crew of the International Space Station.
Sergei Ryzhkov and Peter Dubrov also expressed their congratulations.
60 years ago, on April 12, 1961, Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin took the "Orient" spacecraft and completed the first human space flight that lasted 106 minutes.