Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin


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Noun1.Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin - Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin - Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 was the first person to travel in space (1934-1968)
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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.
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (March 9 1934 a March 27 1968) was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut.
Fifty years ago today, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin climbed into the Vostok 3KA space capsule at the Baikonur Cosmodrome and took a 108-minute ride into history.