On April 12th 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first human to go up into space. The Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos marked the anniversary with special events in honor and memory of this great national hero.
Fortis Watches is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin and the Russian Space Program’s magnificent achievement through the launch of the Limited Edition Yuri Gagarin GMT, limited to 300 pieces and displaying a portrait of Yuri Gagarin on the back of the watch.
Pictured below are members of the Federal Space Agency Roscomos celebrating with Fortis.
Fortis Watches has been renamed the official timepiece supplier of the Federal Space Agency and the Star City Cosmonauts Training Center in Moscow.