Sunday, April 22, 2012
The Soviet's 1st Star Squad Documented
A Russia Today 25-minute documentary, marking the Cosmonautics Day when on April 12, 1961, when the first human when to space. Yuri Gagarin was ultimately the first but there were 19 people more -- the members of the first Cosmonauts Squad. What did they have to endure before the first human being flew into space? What happened to them afterwards? Find out the secrets of the Soviet space program and personal dramas of the star squad members.