Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

An Inside Look at Yuri Gagarin's Personal Life in Photos [16 Pics]

Apr 19 2013

Take a look at these high quality photos of Gagarin, living his life as an ordinary person. It's great to see photos such as these, as it only adds to the greatness of a character.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

At a party for cosmonauts. Spring, 1961

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Water skiing in Crimea, Ukraine. 1961.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Soaking up the sun in Crimea, Ukraine. Summer, 1961.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Yuri with his two daughters.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Swimming in Crimea, Ukraine after a flight. Summer, 1961.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Yuri Gagarin meets Fidel Castro in Havana, Cuba. 1961.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

After becoming the first person in space, he traveled abroad to many different countries such as Canada,

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Yuri as the captain of the hockey team for cosmonauts. 1963.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

A gift from the French automotive manufacturer Marta. Gagarin standing next to his Matra Djet. 1965.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Yuri Gagarin and his camera.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Gagarin posing with his black Volga. 1967.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Hunting with friends. 1966.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

The hunt for duck went well. 1966.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Gagarin and his daughters – Galya and Lena.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Yuri stayed in shape for many years after the flight to space. 1963.

Yuri Gagarin in Rare Soviet Photos

Yuri with his camera. Autumn, 1965.

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