Birth Place Matching "Klushino, Gzhatskiy rayon, Zapadnaya oblast, RSFSR, USSR [now Gagarinskiy rayon, Smolenskskaya oblast, Russia]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Yuri Gagarin
Self | First Flight to the Stars
Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first man to enter deep space on April 12, 1961, when the Soviet cosmonaut made a flight that orbited Earth lasting one hour and 48 minutes in his Vostok 1 spacecraft. This accomplishment made the smiling Soviet pilot internationally famous as the first man to ...