Price: 1.50 euro
Pin about the 50st. birthday of Yuri Gagarin who died in 1968. The pin says:”First Astronaut Of Planet Earth” and beneath that:”Y.A. Gagarin”.
Yuri Gagarin became the first human in outer space when his Vostok spacecraft completed one orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961 in the Vostok 1 mission. Gagarin became an international celebrity and was awarded many medals and titles, including Hero of the Soviet Union, his nation’s highest honour. Gagarin died in 1968 when the training jet he was piloting crashed.