Reds Orbit Two Manned Spacecraft

Russia's Victory in the Space Race

Witness another victory for Russia in the Space Race as they launch and orbit two manned spacecraft, Vostok-3 and Vostok-4, within 24 hours of each other. The historic feat showcases the progress of space exploration and the achievements of the Russian space program. This rare footage captures the excitement of the moment, including close-ups of Soviet astronauts in the spacecraft and scenes from the Russian launch center. Newspaper headlines reflect the significance of the Soviet achievement, and the crowds in Russia celebrate the news of having two spacecraft in orbit simultaneously.

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