RUSSIAN SOVIET COSMONAUT YURI GAGARIN SIGNED AUTOBIOGRAPHY BOOK " ROAD TO SPACE"

4. Gagarin autobiography book, Road to Space (1961), first edition inscribed to Mikhail Leontievich Mil with deep respect, signed Gagarin dated November 3, 1961. "Road to space" published by "Pravda". Moscow, 1961, 174 pp.

Mikhail Leontyevich Mil was a Soviet aerospace engineer. He founded the Mil Moscow Helicopter Plant, which is responsible for many well-known Soviet helicopter models. Mil's creations won many domestic and international awards and set 69 world records. Most notably, the Mil Mi-4 won a Gold Medal in the Brussels International Exhibition in 1958. In 1971 his Mi-12 won the Sikorsky Prize as the most powerful helicopter in the world.

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