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Yuri Gagarin

Yuri gagarinYuri Gagarin was the first human out of earth in space The Baikonur Commodore, also called Tyuratam. It is the world’s first and largest operational space launch facility. It is located in Kazakhstan, about 200 kilometers (124 mi) east of the Aral Sea. April 12, 1961. Yuri Gagarin was launched aboard Vostok I from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. Yuri Gagarin was a Cosmonaut for the Soviet Union. On April 12, 1961, he became the first human being to travel into space. Gagarin was born in Klushino, Russia on May 9, 1934. He died March 27, 1968, while flying with another pilot in a Mig-15 aircraft near Kirzhach, in western Russia. Ahead In the Space Race? Russia was ahead in the Space Race

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