An Article 37 Years in the Making


To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight, the YuriGagarin50 web site is republishing an article (from in 1998) about Yuri Gagarin’s visit to England.

You can read the article by clicking here.


One Response to “An Article 37 Years in the Making”

  1. 1 David

    Super article Francis, thank you for researching this and sharing your findings in such an illuminating way.

    There is a exhibition running at the moment in a small gallery in the town of Sale, Manchester. At a visit to the gallery last week I had a look at the exhibits and was fascinated to learn of Yuri’s visit to Manchester – even more fascinated when both my Dad and his sister said that they were there,

    Now that I have read your article I realise what a special occasion it must have been

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