Yuri Gagarin

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Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin

The First Man in Space

This year, at the age of 15, he joined night school while he was working. He then moved to Saratov to go to the Saratov Industrial Technical School.

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was born to Mr. Alexei Ivanovich Gagarin and Ms. Anna Timofeyevna Gagarina in Klushino, Russia.

1934

He went to Orenburg Pilot Training School and graduated this year. Then, he joined the Soviet Air Force and got promoted to Lieutenant. He got married the same year.

This year, he applied for the Soviet Cosmonaut Program Team. He was then transferred there. He was chosen for the first man in space in 1960.

Gagarin traveled to space alone on the Vostok 1 space shuttle on April 12th.

1949

1950

1957

1959

1961

1980

A terrible accident (plane crash) on March 27th caused Gagarin´s death at the young age of 34.

1968

by: Caro Groff

In Saratov, he entered the Flight Program and got his wings on 1955.

He got married to Valentina Gagarina on 1957 and had 2 daughters: Elena Yurievna Gagarina born on 1959 and Galina Yurievna Gagarina born on 1961.


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