Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Georgi Timofeyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  01.06.1928
Birthplace:  Odessa / Odessa Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  08.01.1963
Selection group:  TsPK-2
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Deceased 29.06.1971
Date of death:  29.06.1971
Place of death:  near Karaganda / Karaganda Oblast / Kazakh SSR

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 11  Commander  06.06. - 29.06.1971 23d 18h 21m 
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Total  23d 18h 21m 
           

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 4  Commander
2  Soyuz 10  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Air Force Military Academy, Monino, Moscow Oblast, 1961; Lieutenant Colonel, Soviet Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut on 08.01.1963 (TsPK-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/63 - 21.01.1965; died in the landing of Soyuz 11; a street in Kaluga, a school in Odessa and an asteroid were named after him.

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