Yuri Gagarin with his wife Valentina at the exhibition in Sokolniki

Jurij Gagarin mit Gattin Walentina auf der Ausstellung in Sokolniki

Gagarin with his wife on holiday.

Gagarin

Sergei Berezin, World champion in 10 000 m race, took part in three Olympics

Sergej Beresin, Weltmeister im 10 000-m-Lauf und Teilnehmer an drei Olympiaden

Kaluga. Monument to K. E. Tsiolkovsky. Sculptor A. Faidysh. Architects M. Barshch and A. Kolchin.

Sculptor A. Faidysh. Architects M. Barshch and A. Kolchin.

Automatic interplanetary station “Zond-3”

Zond-3

Kaluga.Tsiolkovsky State Museum of Cosmonautics. Automatic interplanetary station “Zond-3”. Popov’s photo.

Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir M. Komarov, 40, was the first man known to have been killed in an actual space fight. He died on April 24, 1967

the first man known to have been killed in an actual space fight

Herman Titov, a pilot-cosmonaut, among the Saint Petersburg children