Yuri GagarinThe Soviet pilot-cosmonaut, Hero of the Soviet Union, cavalier highest distinction a number of states, an honorary citizen of many Russian and foreign cities.
Country: USSRCountry: USSRMajor: Pilot-cosmonautMilitary rank:Expeditions: "East" (12 April 1961) 1st man in spaceTime in space: 1 hour and 48 minutesDate and place of birth: March 9, 1934, the village Klushino, USSRDate of death: March 27, 1968 (34 years)
Awards:The Soviet:Foreign countries:
Space flightStart the "Vostok" was produced April 12, 1961 at 09:07 Moscow time from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, with the pilot-cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on board Gagarin's call sign was "Cedar".
After "at the start," said Gagarin became famous phrase: "Let's go!". Rocket "Vostok" worked without problemsAfter "at the start," said Gagarin became famous phrase: "Let's go!". Rocket "Vostok" worked without problemsIn orbit, Gagarin spent just an experiment: drinking, eating, taking notes with a pencil. "Putting" pencil beside him, he accidentally discovered that he immediately began to float away.
Gagarin meetingAt an altitude of 7 km in accordance with the flight plan Gagarin ejected, after which the capsule and astronaut began to descend by parachute separately.
The lighting in the Soviet media
memoryIn place-names: Gagarin and Gagarin district (Smolensk region)Gagarin called boulevards, streets, avenues, squares,Smelovka memorial in the village near the landing site of the first cosmonaut of the Earth
monuments to Gagarin
How are you in 2013? Landed on Mars?