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    Who was the first to go into space?

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    If you mean the first cosmonaut, it was Yuri Gagarin, from the USSR.

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    Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (Russian: Ю́рий Алексе́евич Гага́рин, Jurij Alekseevič Gagarin; March 9, 1934 March 27, 1968), Hero of the Soviet Union, was a Sovietcosmonaut who in 1961 became the first human in space and the first human to orbit the Earth.

    Neil Alden Armstrong born August 5, 1930 (age 76) is a former Americanastronaut, test pilot, universityprofessor, and Naval Aviator, and was the first human to set foot on the Moon.

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    Re: a name

    Quote Originally Posted by daisy1352 View Post
    Who was the first to go into space?
    Do you mean a human or a pet? Four years before Yuri Gagarin, in 1957 two dogs: Belka and Layke were sent into space in the USSR.


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