Yuri Gagarin did not fly into space alone. In 1961, he established a tradition that continues today

  • Karen Masters

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Yuri Gagarin, the first man in space, gained international fame and gave the USSR an advantage in the space race. The Russian's feat will certainly write it down in the pages of history, but it also started an interesting tradition that is still maintained by almost all astronauts today. It has to do with a doll.

Period24 Nov 2021

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