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Yuri A. Gagarin

  • Yuri Gagarin's birth.

    Yuri Gagarin's birth.
    Yuri A. Gagarin was born on March 9, 1934. He was born in Klushino, Russia. He had two parents named Alexey Ivanovich Gagarin and Anna Timofeyevna Gagarina.
  • Yuri went into the Soviet Air Force.

    Yuri went into the Soviet Air Force.
    Yuri transferred to the Saratov Industrial Technical in 1951. Gagarin entered the Saratov Flying Club in 1955. He later became Lieutenant in the Soviet Air Force.
  • Yuri was married.

    Yuri was married.
    On November 7, 1957 Yuri Gagarin married Valentina Goryacheva. They later had two daughters.
  • Gagarin makes his first space flight.

    Gagarin makes his first space flight.
    On April 12, 1961 Yuri Gagarin was the first person ever to make a trip to space! This was amazing! They launched the Vostok 1 and he was off! Gagarin was the first man ever in space.
  • After Vostok 1.

    After Vostok 1.

    After Vostok 1, Gagarin became a deputy to the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union. He then went back to Star City to work on a reusable spacecraft. Yuri became deputy training director of Star City cosmonaut training base.
  • Yuri Gagarin's death.

    Yuri Gagarin's death.
    Yuri A. Gagarin died on March 27, 1968. He died in a plane crash. Gagarin and Seryogin were buried in the walls of the Kremlin and Red Square in Russia.