April 12th 1961 - Yuri Gagarin is about to see what no other person has seen in the history of humanity - the Earth from space. In the next 108 minutes he'll see more than most people do in a lifetime. What sights await the first cosmonaut silently gliding over the world below? What will it be like to view the oceans and continents sailing by from such a height?
In a unique collaboration with the European Space Agency, and the Expedition 26/ 27 crew of the International Space Station, First Orbit recreates a new HD view of what Gagarin first witnessed. Combined with the original voice recordings (subtitled into 17 languages) and an original score by composer Philip Sheppard, this spellbinding film captures a unique moment in our shared human history. DVD version subtitled into Russian, English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Indonesian, Turkish, Bulgarian, Greek, Dutch, Portuguese and Mandarin. For the full 30 languages please consider buying the BluRay version.