Who was the first person to go to space on vacation?

Answer According to BBC News, billionaire Dennis Tito become the first space tourist in 2001. Tito paid the Russian space agency about $20 million for an eight day stay aboard the International Space Stat... Read More »

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Who was the first person from NASA in space?

What was the nationality of the first person to travel in space?

He was Russian(technically from the USSR not the Russian Federation, but the modern day country is Russia) and he was named Yuri Gagarin

When was Americas first two person space flight?

Today in 1965, Gemini 3 took off from Cape Kennedy with Virgil I. Grissom and John W. Young in it.

Who was the first US astronaut in space beyond the Earth's atmosphere and when did this space flight occur?

US Navy pilot and astronaut Alan Shepard (1923-1998) became the first US man in space when he flew a suborbital rocket flight in his Freedom 7 spacecraft on May 5, 1961. He flew approximately 303 m... Read More »