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Yuri Gagarin - The First Man in Space
On board Vostok 1, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin made history on April 12, 1961 when he became both the first person in the world to enter space and the first ...
Who Was the First Man in Space? - 20th Century History - About.com
On April 12, 1961, Vostok 1, with Yuri Gagarin inside, launched on schedule at 9: 07 a.m. Moscow Time. After entering space, Gagarin completed a single orbit ...
Laika The Dog - First Animal in Outer Space, 1957
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Colonel Yuri Gagarin Biography - Space/Astronomy - About.com
Yuri A. Gagarin was born on a collective farm in a region west of Moscow, Russia on March 9, 1934. On April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagarin became the 1st human to ...
Yuri Gagarin - The First Man in Space - Space/Astronomy - About.com
On April 12, 1961 the Russian Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin successfully orbited the Earth for 108 minutes before returning to Earth. It signaled the age of manned ...
A Short History of Soviet Canine Cosmonauts in Space
It is said the Yuri Gagarin, himself, named Zvezdochka. Her one orbit mission was a success. On April 12, Yuri Gagarin followed the dog he had named into ...
Marvel Paull with Statue of Yuri Gagarin at Star City near Moscow
Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space, and the Star City Cosmonaut training center was named after him in 1968. Photo Credit: Moscow Picture (c) Linda ...
Baikonur Cosmodrome - Asian History - About.com
On April 12, 1961, the Soviets beat the Americans to another major achievement, when Yuri Gagarin blasted off from Baikonur to become the first human to orbit ...
Space Firsts - Space Basics - Firsts in Space Exploration
Yuri Gagarin , a cosmonaut from the USSR, launched into space on April 12, 1961 aboard the Vostok 1. His flight lasted one hour and forty-five minutes, orbiting ...
Apollo 11 Mission - First Humans on the Moon - Space/Astronomy
On April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit Earth! From the time he entered office in 1961, President John F. Kennedy made it a priority to ...
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