Yuri’s Night Wallpaper

Need some new wallpaper? Love Yuri’s Night? We’ve got you covered with this beautiful wallpaper filled with symbolism.

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Explanation of elements, clockwise, starting with the Vostok under the Yuri’s Night logo:

  • Vostok 3KA – the spacecraft that carried Yuri into the history books on his Vostok 1 flight.
  • Orbit – Yuri Gagarin orbited the earth once on his flight.
  • Patch – This was the mission patch for Vostok 1.
  • 04/12 – Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space on April 12th, 1961.
  • Clock – Yuri’s flight lasted 108 minutes.
  • Dove – “Circling the Earth in my orbital spaceship I marveled at the beauty of our planet. People of the world, let us safeguard and enhance this beauty — not destroy it!” – Yuri Gagarin
  • Star Medal – The Hero of the Soviet Union medal was the highest distinction available to a Soviet citizen.