How many astronauts from the first department went into space

The first division of cosmonauts during parachute training © Museum of Cosmonautics On March 7, 1960, 12 people entered the first cosmonaut corps, including Yuri Gagarin and Alexei Leonov. Over the next few months, another eight people were admitted to the detachment. But not everyone could complete the preparations and go to extraterrestrial space. In … Read more