First Person To Enter Space as a Space Traveler
GAGARIN, Yuri (1934-1968). The first person to enter space as a space traveler. Cosmonaut Gagarin flew into space on April 12, 1961 at a speed of 17,000 mph. His voyage lasted one hour and forty eight minutes in his Vostok Space Craft. This hero of the Soviet union was killed in a plane accident during a training mission. He was only 34 years old.
Soviet Postage Stamp of a rocket in flight and a profile portrait of Gagarin. Signed across the stamp with good contrast. Very desirable....SOLD