(10. 9. 1933 - 19. 5. 2000)
X Hö+ns Eugene V. - Soviet cosmonaut. Born September 10, 1933 in the village ponds VolovsköL district of Tula region. Russian. In 1952 he graduated from Ivankovskoe agricultural school.
In the army since 1952. In 1953 he graduated from the military aviation school Pavlogradskij initial training of pilots, in 1956 ÁT Bataisk Military Aviation School. He served in line units air. In 1960-1980 ÁT Detachment astronauts. In 1968 he graduated from the Air Force Engineering Academy named after NE Zhukovsky (Engineering Faculty).
. 15 ÁT 17 January 1969 made a space flight as an engineer-researcher at the spacecraft Soyuz-5 Á• Á•L duration 1 day 23 hours 45 minutes
. During the flight the first time in the world was performed docking of two spacecraft (Á• Á•L Soyuz-4 and Soyuz-5 Á• Á•L). During the joint orbital flight has made the transition from one ship to another length is 1 hour. Returned to Earth in a spaceship Soyuz-4 Á• Á•L.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union and the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Yevgeny Vasilyevich Khrunov awarded on Jan. 22, 1969 for the successful implementation of the flight and displaying bravery and heroism.
. In 1972 he graduated from the correspondence department of the Military-Political Academy.
. In 1980-1983 worked as a senior fellow at the CRI-30 USSR Ministry of Defense.
. In 1983-1989 ÁT Deputy Chief, Chief of Engineering Department of the Ministry for Foreign Economic Relations of the USSR (now ÁT Rosvooruzhenie)
. Since 1989, Colonel Khrunov EV. ÁT in stock.
In 1989-1990, deputy chief engineer of motor transport enterprise software Á• Á•L Spetsatom. Shifts took part in the aftermath of the Chernobyl accident. In 1990-1991 ÁT Deputy Director-farm association Consortium Á• Á• Á•L Commonwealth. Since 1991 ÁT president of scientific and production association K.E.M.T. Á• Á•L.
F ill in Moscow. Died May 19, 2000. Buried in Moscow, the Ostankino cemetery.
Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR (1969), Honored Master of Sports of the USSR (1969), Doctor of Technical Sciences. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, Red Star and medals, foreign medals. Honorary citizen of Kaluga, Tula, Shakhtarsk; Chirchik (Uzbekistan). In the village Ponds opened his memorial museum.
Biography provided by A. Simonov