Yuri Gagarin's Falsified Record

Yuri Gagarin's Falsified Record

Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was the first human in space. His 1961 orbit marked the beginning of the space race.

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Key Facts In This Video

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    Russia falsified Yuri's initial flight records. (0:41)

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    Another astronaut, who underwent the same set of circumstances, told the truth about his experience, unlike Yuri. (1:25)

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