(22. 6. 1930 - 4. 8. 1998)
A rtyuhin Yuri Petrovich - Soviet cosmonaut. Born June 22, 1930 in the village Pershutino Klin district of Moscow region in the family of a military pilot. Russian.
In the army since 1948. In 1950 he graduated from the Serpukhov Military Aviation Technical School Special Services. Prior to 1952 he served in line units the Air Force technician aircraft electrical equipment. In 1958 he graduated from the Air Force Engineering Academy named after NE Zhukovsky specialty Á• Á•L Electrical Engineer. In 1958-1963 ÁT senior engineer in the department Aviapribor VVIA Zhukovsky; involved development of computer technology.
In 1963-1982 ÁT Detachment astronauts. In 1963-1965 twice participated in the science of measuring points for the flight control as deputy and chief of Task Force. During the flight, the spacecraft Soyuz-6 Á• , . 7, . 8 Á•L (October 1969), . Soyuz-9 Á• Á•L (June 1970) was involved in the flight control on floating scientific measuring station Á• Á•L Cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, . and in 1971 during the flight of Soyuz-11 Á• Á•L - the ship Akademik Sergei Korolev Á• Á•L.,
. 3 ÁT 19 July 1974 made a space flight as a flight engineer (crew commander Pavel Romanovich Popovich) on the spacecraft Soyuz-14 Á• Á•L and Á• orbital station Salyut-3 Á•L duration of 15 days 17.5 hours.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Yuri Petrovich Artyukhin was awarded July 20, 1974 for the successful implementation of the flight and displaying bravery and heroism.
. In 1974-1982 ÁT in various positions in the Cosmonaut Training Center
. In 1982-1987 ÁT deputy head of the Cosmonaut Training Center for research and test work. Since 1988, Colonel Artyukhin YU.P. ÁT in stock. In 1988-1992 worked as head of the NGO sector Lightning Á• Á•L; engaged in mathematical software simulators Á• Á•L Burana. In 1975-1992 ÁT Ski Federation president of the RSFSR.
He lived in Star City Schelkovo District, Moscow Region. Died Aug. 4, 1998. Buried in the cemetery of the village Leoniha Schelkovo area.
Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR (1974), honored radio USSR (1977), Ph.D. (1980). He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Star and medals, and foreign orders. Honorary citizen of Kaluga and wedge and Dzhezkazgan Baikonur (Kazakhstan), Daugavpils (Latvia), Varna (Bulgaria).
Biography provided by A. Simonov