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Daily LIFT #326


Yuri Gagarin (left) and M. Keldysh, President of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (centre) present the cosmonauts of Voskhod 1 ( Vladimir Komarov, Konstantin Feoktistov and Boris Yegorov) with the Tsiolkovsky Gold Medal, Moscow, October, 1964 -- Daily LIFT #326


Voskhod 1 was the first multi-person space flight. When the crew reached orbit they carried with them a Communard ribbon from the Paris Commune of 1871.