Gherman Titov

Gherman Titov

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1935-09-11

Deceased 2000-09-20

Status Deceased

Type Government

Astronaut Biography

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.

Gherman Titov's Launches

Vostok-K | Vostok 2

Soviet Space Program
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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