However, don't expect a 10 minute short! The film is one hour and forty minutes long and recreates the entire journey made by Yuri Gagarin with footage shot from today's international space station.
YouTube is also celebrating the day by with a curated homepage which spotlights footage about Yuri Gagarin and the first manned mision into space, and follows suit with todays Google Doodle with a unique YouTube logo.
Yandex, the Russian language search engine, also commemorated, what has traditionally been known as the Day of the Cosmonauts with a special search suggestion:
Which clicks-through to a curated homepage:
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