Yuri Gagarin Quotes

What beauty. I saw clouds and their light shadows on the distant dear earth.... The water looked like darkish, slightly gleaming spots.... When I watched the horizon, I saw the abrupt, contrasting transition from the earth's light-colored surface to the absolutely black sky. I enjoyed the rich color spectrum of the earth. It is surrounded by a light blue aureole that gradually darkens, becoming turquiose, dark blue, violet, and finally coal black.
Yuri Gagarin
I see Earth! It is so beautiful!
Yuri Gagarin
When they saw me in my space suit and the parachute dragging alongside as I walked, they started to back away in fear. I told them, don’t be afraid, I am a Soviet like you, who has descended from space and I must find a telephone to call Moscow.
Yuri Gagarin
I could have gone on flying through space forever.
Yuri Gagarin
I looked and looked but I didn't see God.
Yuri Gagarin
Orbiting Earth in the spaceship, I saw how beautiful our planet is. People, let us preserve and increase this beauty, not destroy it!
Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin Biography

Born: March 9, 1934
Died: March 27, 1968

Yuri Gagarin was a Russian/Soviet astronaut and pilot. He has gained his place in history when he was the first man to leave Earth and journey into the space in 1961.

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