A film about Yuri Gagarin's flight into space on April 12, 1961. The film uses materials from foreign newsreels. Types of cities in Moscow, London, Paris, Rome. France. City of Paris. The building of the newspaper "Lumanite". The peddler of newspapers on the street. A man reads and buys a newspaper. Bulgaria. Sofia city. The meeting at the building of the Soviet Embassy. Poland. Warsaw city. People watching TV. A Negro holds a newspaper with greetings to Yuri Gagarin. Blacks with posters. Moscow city. Kremlin. The clock on the Spasskaya Tower shows 10 hours 02 minutes. Radio tower. People listen to the loudspeaker in the square. Young people rejoice and applaud. Demonstration and rally on Red Square. The printing house publishes the newspaper "Pravda". Central Telegraph. Telegraph operators print messages. Solemn welcome to Yuri Gagarin at the Vnukovo airfield. NS Khrushchev, parents of Yuri Gagarin, wife of cosmonaut V. Gagarin at the airport. Report of Yu. A. Gagarin to NS Khrushchev. The passage of the motorcade along the streets of Moscow. Demonstration and rally on Red Square. Speakers Yuri Gagarin, NS Khrushchev (synchronously).