Vostok 1 (in russian “Восто́к”, which means East or Orient 1) was the first manned spaceflight in history, launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on April 12, 1961. It made the soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin the first human to cross into outer space and orbit around Earth.
The illustration features the launch of the rocket, playing with baroque and nouveau elements.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.