August 6, 1961 in History
Event:
Gherman S Titov, 2nd Russian in space aboard Vostok 2 (17 orbits)



Related Topics:
aboard
Gherman
orbits
Russian
Space
Titov
Vostok

Related Year:
1961

Related Events:
August 6


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