Meeting of the USSR pilot-cosmonaut Yu. A. Gagarin at the airport. NS Khrushchev welcomes the first cosmonaut of the planet. Yu. A. Gagarin reports to N. S. Khrushchev (sinhr.). A car with Yu. A. Gagarin and Nikita Khrushchev through the streets of Moscow. Rally on Red Square. Speeches NS Khrushchev, Yu. A. Gagarin from the rostrum of the Mausoleum. The workers of Moscow are on Red Square. Landscape of the Smolensk region. Types of the city of Besatsk. House of Yuri Gagarin's parents. Types of Saratov. The building of the industrial technical school where Yu. A. Gagarin studied. Orenburg Flight School, where Yu. A. Gagarin studied. The instructor works with the cadets. The members of the cosmonaut corps are engaged in simulators at the Cosmonaut Training Center. Doctors check the health of the astronaut, observe him in a vibrating chair, in a pressure chamber. The members of the cosmonaut corps play volleyball, train in the pool, jump with a parachute, are tested in an isolation chamber, in a centrifuge. Meeting of astronauts with Air Marshal K. A. Vershinin. Preparation by scientists for the flight of the spacecraft "Vostok" equipment, jars with plants, grains, bacteria. Preparation of the Vostok spacecraft for launch. Doctors examine Yuri Gagarin before the flight. Yu. A. Gagarin in a spacesuit rides a bus, takes an elevator to the cabin of the ship, gets into a spaceship. Yu. A. Gagarin in flight, said during the flight (sync.), Flight Control Center staff are monitoring the flight of the spacecraft. Yu. A. Gagarin after landing, flies in an airplane. Reception in the Kremlin in honor of Yuri Gagarin. Leonid I. Brezhnev awards Yu. A. Gagarin with the Golden Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union.