(23. 11. 1935 - 30. 6. 1971)
In olkov Vladislav Soviet cosmonaut. Born November 23, 1935 in Moscow. Russian. In 1953 he graduated from high school Á•¬ 201 (in the Northern AO). In 1959 he graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute, specializing in electrical and mechanical engineer Á• Á•L.
In 1959-1961 worked as an engineer of OKB-1 (now ÁT RKK Energia Á• Á•L); was designer-linker. In 1961-1966 ÁT deputy chief engineer and designer of ships Á• Á•L East and Sunrise Á• Á•L; participated in the design, development, development of test and launch of spacecraft. In 1968 he graduated from the Kolomna flying club at the rate of pilot-athlete.
Since 1966 ÁT Detachment astronauts (group of civilian experts Á•¬ 2). Made 2 space flight.
12-17 October 1969 made a space flight as a flight engineer of the spaceship Soyuz-7 Á• Á•L duration of 4 days 23 hours. The crew participated in the first group flight of three spacecraft (with the Soyuz-6 Á• Á•L and Á• Soyuz-8 Á•L), during which they performed rendezvous and maneuvering.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov was awarded on Oct. 22, 1969 for the successful implementation of space flight and for displaying courage and heroism.,
. Later in the unit continued to prepare astronauts for flights on Soyuz spacecraft and orbiting space station Salyut
. He was a support crew during the flight of the spacecraft Soyuz-10 (April 1971).
. 6-30 June 1971 made a second space flight as a flight engineer of the spaceship Soyuz-11 Á• Á•L and the world's first space station Salyut Á• Á•L period of 23 days 18 hours
. June 30, 1971 while returning to Earth occurred depressurization capsule, . crew (Georgi Dobrovolsky Timofeyevich, . Vladislav Volkov, . Patsayev Viktor Ivanovich) died.,
. W and courage and heroism shown during the trial of a new space complex, 30 June 1971 for the second Hero of the Soviet Union (posthumously).
. Lived in Moscow
. He was buried in Red Square in the Kremlin wall.
Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR (1969), Lieutenant Stock. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin. Honorary citizen of Kaluga and Kirov. Awarded gold medal of K.E. Tsiolkovsky Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
Bronze bust installed in Moscow on the street bearing his name (on the Northern AO). His name is named as the streets in Vladivostok, Rostov-on-Don, Mariupol (Ukraine). His name is a crater on the Moon, asteroid 1790 Volkov. On the territory of the MAI in 1974 a museum was created VN Volkova.
1. At the intersection of orbits. - M., 1970.
2. Step into the sky. - Publishing. 2-e. - M., 1973.