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Yuri Gagarin

Gagarin on a visit to Sweden, 1964
Soviet cosmonaut
Native name
Юрий Гагарин
Nationality Soviet
Status Deceased
Born Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
(1934-03-09)9 March 1934
Klushino, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died 27 March 1968(1968-03-27) (aged 34)
Novosyolovo, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Resting place
Kremlin Wall Necropolis
Other occupation
Pilot
Rank Colonel (Polkovnik), Soviet Air Forces
Time in space
1 hour, 48 minutes
Selection Soviet Air Force Group 1
Missions Vostok 1
Mission insignia
Awards

I could have gone on flying through space forever.
I see Earth! It is so beautiful!