Yuri Gagarin was the first man to orbit the Earth on April 12, 1961. This sculpture was created to honor the cosmonaut. This sculpture has been placed in Russia and a duplicate has been made for The United States.
Ask your relatives, do they remember when Yuri Gagarin and Neil Armstrong made these milestones of accomplishments?
Why do they think these accomplishments were so important? Feel free to log in on this blog and let us know what you think.