I remember when I was a kid, spaceflight was new and exciting. Every launch, every new accomplishment was televised and we were glued to the TV set. Here’s Ed White narrating the video of himself doing the first ever EVA as part of the Gemini 4 mission.
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In 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to travel into outer space and perform the first manned orbital flight. This is a fascinating video put out by Roscosmos showing the event. Yes, it’s in Russian, but enjoyable even if you don’t understand the language.
For an even longer look at Gagarin and his orbital flight, you can watch the entire movie, First Orbit, at YouTube.