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Gherman Titov: First Man To Spend A Day In Space Gherman Titov (as told to Pavel Barashev and Yuri Dokuchayev)

Gherman Titov: First Man To Spend A Day In Space

Gherman Titov (as told to Pavel Barashev and Yuri Dokuchayev)

Published 1962
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Paperback
112 pages
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Here is the exciting, human story of the Soviet cosmonaut who understudied for Yuri Gagarin on mans first flight into outer space and then four months later opened up new vistas in his own historic one-day journey of 17 cosmic sunrises.What layMoreHere is the exciting, human story of the Soviet cosmonaut who understudied for Yuri Gagarin on mans first flight into outer space and then four months later opened up new vistas in his own historic one-day journey of 17 cosmic sunrises.What lay behind this great achievement? This is Titovs life—his youth, education, pilot training, selection as a cosmonaut, rigorous preparation for space flight—and the memorable flight itself. Here is Titov the man: his experiences, thoughts, character—how he came to be a cosmonaut.This highly readable book will fascinate anyone interested in the conquest of outer space—or simply in man, his courage and achievements.