Yuri Gagarin

First man in space

Biography Information

Born: 1934

Death: 1968

Hometown: Klushino, Russia

Current Residence:n/a

Children: Yelena Yurievna Gagarina, Galina Gagarina

Yuri Gagarin

His Importance

Yuri Gagarin was the first man in space. He originated in Russia and flew in his Vostok Spacecraft. He was in space for 108 minutes. During his 108 minutes he orbited around earth and made history. He helped the Russians win the race to space. His mission was a complete success and was named Vostok 1.