DEATH / OBITUARIES : widow of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 17, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
RT @NASASpaceflight: Sad news from Roscosmos:
Valentina Gagarina, the widow of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, died at the age of 85. https://twitter.com/roscosmos/status/1239933402318540801 …At the 85th year of life, Valentina Gagarina, the widow of the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, died. Director General of Roscosmos State Corporation Dmitry Rogozin and employees of the rocket and space industry express their condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Valentina Ivanovna!