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Starman

The Truth Behind the Legend of Yuri Gagarin

Starman( )
Author: Doran, Jamie
Bizony, Piers
ISBN:978-0-8027-7950-2
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:Walker & Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first person in history to leave the Earth's atmosphere and venture into space. His flight aboard a Russian Vostok rocket lasted only 108 minutes, but at the end of it he had become the most famous man in the world. Back on the ground, his smiling face captured the hearts of millions around the globe. Film stars, politicians and pop stars from Europe to Japan, India to the United States vied with each other to shake his hand.

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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Aeronautics & Astronautics
Science / Space Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.3 x 0.72 Inches
Book Weight:0.528 Pounds



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