Gagarin Yuri Alekseyevich
Related to Gagarin Yuri Alekseyevich: First man in space
Ga·ga·rin(gə-gär′ĭn), Yuri Alekseyevich 1934-1968.
Soviet cosmonaut. In 1961 he became the first person to travel in space. He was killed during a routine aircraft training mission.
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