VOSTOK


New Ware 1/48 Yuri Gagarin's Vostok spacecraft


by Peter Jarvis

 

Serial No

 

A/C type

Vostok 3KA spacecraft.

Based at

 

History

 

Scheme

 

Kit

Vostok 3KA Spacecraft from New Ware in 48th scale

Reference

The Rocket Men by Rex Hall and David J Shayler
Sputnik and the Soviet Space challenge by Asif A Siddiqi

 

Introduction

This contribution is something a bit different from what has been previously published - a 48th scale model of Yuri Gagarin's Vostok spacecraft.

Description

The model has been completed to represent the first spacecraft to send a human into earth orbit. It was designated by the Soviet Union as Vostok 1 and blasted into earth obit on 12th April 1961 with cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on board.

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