Entry details

Date Summer 1949
Age 15
Event

Gagarin moved in with his Uncle, Savely Ivanovich

Place

Location Moscow
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Yuri left the rural life behind - much to the disappointment of his father and went to Moscow to study and train to be more than a carpenter.

Source

Into That Silent Sea. Trailblazers of the Space Era 1961-1965 by Francis French and Colin Burgess.

Uni of Nebraska Press.

Starman pg21

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