Who was the First Astronaut in the World

(A) Sergei Krikalev
(B) Yuri Gagarin
(C) Neil Armstrong
(D) John Glenn

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Correct Answer : Yuri Gagarin
Explanation : Yuri Gagarin was the first astronaut. Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin orbited Earth in the world's first manned space flight on April 12, 1961. After one month on May 5, astronaut Alan Shepard was successfully launched into space on a suborbital flight. An astronaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers, the terms are somehow applied to anybody who travels into space, consist of scientists, politicians, journalists, and tourists.
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