1961 , August 7 - USSR RUSSIA - Gherman TITOV , SECOND HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT - BACK TO EARTH . Genuine Vintage PRAVDA - Main Communist Propaganda Newspaper - August 7, 1961. GHERMAN TITOV Soviet Cosmonaut and the SECOND MAN to orbit the Earth, preceded by Yuri Gagarin.
Gherman Stepanovich Titov (1935– 2000) was a Soviet cosmonaut who, on 6 August 1961, became the second human to orbit the Earth, aboard Vostok 2, preceded by Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1. He was the fourth person in space. Titov's flight finally proved that humans could live and work in space. He was the first person to orbit the Earth multiple times (a total of 17), to spend more than a day in space, to sleep in orbit and to suffer from space sickness.
1961 , April 13 - USSR RUSSIA - YURI GAGARIN FIRST HUMAN SPACE FLIGHT - NEWSPAPER FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT. Genuine Vintage SOVIET ESTONIA - Communist Propaganda Newspaper - April 13, 1961 - YURI GAGARIN FLIGHT The newspaper is fully devoted to the flight.