Yuri A. Gagarin was the first person in space.
I'm glad someone finally answered this! Thanks Naomi and Michele!
Naomi is correct, Yuri Gagarin was the first human in space and the first to orbit the Earth.
Neil Armstrong was the first human to walk on the Moon. Click the link to see some video and audio from Neil Armstrong's famous moon walk. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCt1BwWE2gA
I know that Neil Armstrong was the first person on the moon.
Mr. Palles is a 3rd Grade classroom teacher at Westview Elementary School in Wood Dale, IL.