Yury Gagarin: two flights

­The first man in outer space was the Soviet Union’s very own Yury Gagarin! On April 12, 1961 he managed a successful flight, which lasted for 108 minutes. Gagarin and his famous charming smile became the symbol of the Soviet Union. But unfortunately on March 27, 1968 the star of Gagarin disappeared from the sky… Find out more details on RT.