MODEL OF THE VOSTOK SPACECRAFT.
Model of a gleaming Vostok with projecting antenna, manufactured by the NPO Lavochkin Institute. The model 8 inches long, with antenna 16 inches. Metal and resin on a 5 x 9 inch black resin base. 1:25 scale. With wood carrying case.
This model was presented by the Chief Constructor of Rocket Engines Valentin Glushko to a designer colleague on his 70th birthday. The Vostok was one of the Soviet space program's greatest triumphs, putting a man into space before the Americans.