TQ2980 : Statue of Yuri Gagarin outside the headquarters of the British Council

near to Westminster, Great Britain

Statue of Yuri Gagarin outside the headquarters of the British Council
Statue of Yuri Gagarin outside the headquarters of the British Council
This statue commemorates the 50th anniversary of manned space flight. Yuri Gagarin was the cosmonaut. The statue is a gift from the Russian Federal Space Agency to the British Council. Gagarin died, aged 34, in a plane crash in 1968. The unveiling was by his elder daughter, Elena Gagarina.
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Friday, 16 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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WGS84: 51:30.4077N 0:7.7635W
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