First Person To Enter Space as a Space Traveler
GAGARIN, Yuri (1934-1968). The first person to enter space as a space traveler. Cosmonaut Gagarin flew into space on April 12, 1961 at a speed of 17,000 mph. His voyage lasted one hour and forty eight minutes in his Vostok Space Craft. This hero of the Soviet union was killed in a plane accident during a training mission. He was only 34 years old.
Russian Business card for Vladimir Ampleev, Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union. Boldly signed by Gagarin on the verso. Together with a photo of Gagarin in uniform along with several others. Vladimir Ampleev met Gagarin and the only thing he had on him for Gagarin to sign was his business card. Both items in fine condition