13 Apr 2011

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Russian students launch rocket in honour of Yuri Gagarin

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A group of Russian students paid tribute to Yuri Gagarin this week by launching a rocket from their university campus.

April 12th 2011 marked 50 years since the cosmonaut became the first man ever to travel into space and orbit the earth.

To celebrate, the Siberian State Aerospace University students made a rocket and then set it off into the air. For some reason, the craft was shaped like a guitar, but it certainly made for an interesting spectacle as it zoomed across the