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Gagarin's family during a walk in winter, in February 1967. Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (1934-1968) had become famous six years earlier as the first human in space when he orbited the Earth in the Vostok 1 spacecraft on 12 April 1961. Gagarin's wife (Valentina Goryacheva, married 1957) is at centre. The children are Gagarin's daughters Galina (born 1961) and Elena (born 1959). Photographed in Moscow, Russia.
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