Watch: 500-drone tribute marking Yuri Gagarin’s first man in space 60th anniversary

500-drone tribute marking Yuri Gagarin’s first man in space 60th anniversary

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin embarked on a 108-minute single orbit journey of Earth, becoming the first man in space. Russia this week celebrated its 60th anniversary with 500 choreographed drones flying over the streets of St. Petersburg in the shape of the rocket.

Check out the amazing footage below.

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