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Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)

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Today they oblige with a wider variety, after ceremoniously playing the original songs played to Gagarin.
It also contains a copy of the autographs of Yuri Gagarin and Edward White on their visit to United Nations.
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first man in outer space when the Vostok-1 spacecraft with the Soviet cosmonaut on board was launched from the Baikonur space center on April 12, 1961, at 6:07 AM local time, marking a new era in human history.
The first man to overcome gravitation and orbit the Earth was Yuri Gagarin.
There is one more tradition - also started by Yuri Gagarin - that is never witnessed by anyone outside the inner circle of the astronaut corps - and it's undsure if Major Peake wil observe it.
PIONEER Russian Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space
He was the third of four children of Alexey and Anna Gagarin.
Andrew Jenks, the author of the Gagarin biography, contributes an essay to Into the Cosmos; Slava Gerovitch, Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock, and Roshanna Sylvester each offer articles in both Into the Cosmos and Soviet Space Culture; and Siddiqi writes the introduction and an article for Into the Cosmos and the epilogue for Soviet Space Culture.
The pair have met in the last two Western Conference playoff finals with Dynamo defying underdog status before going on to claim the Gagarin Cup on both occasions and it could a similar story today.
London, June 18 ( ANI ): The speculations about the 1968 air crash of MiG-15 which killed the 'first man in space' Yuri Gagarin, have taken a fresh turn when fellow cosmonaut revealed details about the crash.
In 2011, on the 50th anniversary of the date Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human to see Planet Earth from space, the UN declared April 12 International Day of Human Space Flight.
Our second photo shows a postcard of Yuri Gagarin - the first man in space on April 12, 1961 - on the Vostok 1 spacecraft.
CYPRIOT composer George Kallis has been commissioned to score the music for the multi-million dollar film Gagarin: First in Space that explores the life of Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
24 August 2012 a[euro]" Bulgarian cigarette filters and cardboard packages producer Yuri Gagarin Plc (BUL:4PX) announced on Friday that its board of directors had decided to terminate its EUR6m (USD7.