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Gherman Titov

Russian - ( RFSA)

Deceased

Date of Birth: Sept. 11, 1935
Date of Death: Sept. 20, 2000


Gherman Stepanovich Titov (Russian: Герман Степанович Титов; 11 September 1935 – 20 September 2000) was a Soviet cosmonaut who, on 6 August 1961, became the second human to orbit the Earth, aboard Vostok 2, preceded by Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1. He was the fourth person in space, counting suborbital voyages of US astronauts Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom.

Vostok-K | Vostok 2

Soviet Space Program | RUS
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Aug. 6, 1961, 6 a.m.
Status: Success
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The second crewed space launch carrying the Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov to orbit. The mission lasted 25 hours and 18 minutes and completed 17.5 orbits. He remains the youngest person to reach space, being a month short of 26 at the time of the launch.

Low Earth Orbit
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Administrator: Yuri Borisov

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