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Russian space suit

Snapshots from a cosmonaut's photo album
11:40 13 April 2011

On the 50th anniversary of humankind's first trip to space, a new collection of photographs takes us on a journey to the Russian space centres that made Yuri Gagarin's historic achievement possible.

Read more: "Behind the scenes of cosmonaut history"

NewScientist Com / Gallery

This space suit was used in the Vykhod facility, where cosmonauts are suspended from the ceiling to simulate a spacewalk.

(Image: Maria Gruzdeva)
NewScientist Com / Gallery