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    “A pilot must fly, always fly,” Yury Gagarin wrote in his diary in the spring of 1968 shortly before his death in a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15-UTI Midget fighter crash. On March 9, 2014, Yury Gagarin, the first man in space, would have celebrated his 80th birthday. Photo: Yury Gagarin inside the Vostok spacecraft before lifting off on April 12, 1961.

    On March 9, 2014, Yury Gagarin, the first man in space, would have celebrated his 80th birthday.

    On March 9, 2014, Yury Gagarin, the first man in space, would have celebrated his 80th birthday.

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