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Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space.

That smile will never fail to make me happy.

Yuri Gagarin in Comic Con, 1964,

Yuri Gagarin in Comic Con, 1964,

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Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit e…

Yuri Gagarin became the first human to orbit earth 58 years ago today – April 12,1961.

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Or 57 years ago, if you math correctly. (Sorry)

Yuri Gagarin on the flight that would make him…

Yuri Gagarin on the flight that would make him the first person to ever fly in space 1961

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sovietpostcards: Yury Gagarin visiting cosmona…

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Yury Gagarin visiting cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky to celebrate his son Valerik’s 5th birthday. Valerik is playing with toy robot and toy planet rover – both toys hardly available for the general public.

This photo was taken shortly before Yury’s death in 1968.

Yuri Gagarin at a Moscow press conference foll…

Yuri Gagarin at a Moscow press conference following his first human spaceflight in 1961.

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Yuri Gagarin awaiting launch in Vostok 1. Apri…

Yuri Gagarin awaiting launch in Vostok 1. April 12, 1961.

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Yuri Gagarin – First Human In Space – April 19…

Yuri Gagarin – First Human In Space – April 1961, Moscow parade

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