A month later, went into orbit the dog Laika. Unfortunately, the first living creature - astronaut on Earth not returned. But her followers, Proteins and spit lucky. They were the first living creatures who returned from space
April 12, 1961 was taken by a new vertex in space exploration - the first man to orbit went. Yuri Gagarin long discussed with Korolev flight details.
In the future, the Space Forces and domestic science took a new vertex - launches were initiated with special platforms in the oceans.
Currently run domestic carrier rockets are carried out with "Baikonur" cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, as well as "Plesetsk" in the Arkhangelsk region and "Free" in the Amur region.