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Gagarin, First in Space

Category: Aeronautics and Astronautics

Event Format: Screening

Date: Monday, May 13, 2013

Location: Cinema Room, G0575, Vienna International Centre, Vienna, AT

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs and the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the International Organizations in Vienna invite you to attend the screening of the documentary "Gagarin, First in Space" on Monday 13 May 2013 at 12:00 This will be a pre-premiere of the documentary about the life and destiny of Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel into outer space on 12 April 1961. The documentary will be screened in the presence of Yelena Y. Gagarina, the daughter of Yuri Gagarin, who was two years old when her father took off from Baikonur, Kazakhstan to take his historic, 108 minutes long flight into space. 108 minutes is also the duration of a documentary in the Russian language, with English Subtitles. The producer of the documentary, Oleg Kapanets, will also be present at the screening. The screening will be followed by a Q&A session and a reception by the Russian Federation. VIC grounds passes are required. For more information please contact:
Romana Kofler
United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA)
Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-4962
Email: romana.kofler[at]unoosa.org PROGRAMME 12:00 Welcome by UNOOSA Director Mazlan Othman
12:05 Welcome by Yelena Gagarina, Director-General of the Federal State Enterprise "The Moscow Kremlin Museums", daughter of Yuri Gagarin
12:10 Welcome by Vladimir VORONKOV, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations (Vienna)
12:15 Screening of the documentary "Gagarin, First in Space" (duration 108 minutes)
14:05 Q&A
14:15 Reception by the Russian Federation United Nations Information Service Vienna (UNIS Vienna)
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1400 Vienna
Austria
Tel.: (+43-1) 26060-4666
Fax: (+43-1) 26060-7-5899
Email: unis@unvienna.org
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