QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About The Soviet Union?

Who was the first Soviet astronaut to enter space?

A monument to the first ever astronaut stands in Kazakhstan.
Retry Correct Incorrect Along with launching the first satellite, the Soviets also sent the first person into space. In 1961, Yuri Gagarin completed one orbit around the earth in Vostok 1. He became a celebrity in the USSR, receiving the country’s highest honor, the Hero of the Soviet Union award.
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Yuri SmityukTASS via Getty Images

Who was the first Soviet astronaut to enter space?

  • Yuri Gagarin
  • Andriyan Nikolayev
  • Gherman Titov
  • Pavel Popovich
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