First man in space
Hometown: Klushino, Russia
Children: Yelena Yurievna Gagarina, Galina Gagarina
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.