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Downloadable film marks 50 years since Yuri Gargarin’s pioneering space flight
This 99-minute film -- available in its entirety in YouTube and reconfigured as Android and Apple apps -- combines archival video and audio with footage shot from the International Space Station to re-create Gagarin's flight in real time. The space station closely followed the orbital path of Vostok 1, giving us an idea of what Gagarin saw out of his window on 12 April, 1961.