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First man in space

First man in space

the record of Yuri Gagarin"s historic first venture into cosmic space; a collection of translations from Soviet press reports.

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Published by Crosscurrents Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gagarin, Yuri Alekseyevich, -- 1934-1968,
  • Vostok (Spacecraft)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL 796.5 R9 F52 1961, TL 796.5 R9 V654 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14675702M


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