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EYE Yuri

( Astronaut Russia)

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Astronaut Russia. Born Oct. 2, 1939 in Moscow. Early years occurred in the period of the Great Patriotic War 1941 - 1945 period. After the war he studied in school? 623 Proletarsky district of Moscow. In 1953, after graduating from the seven classes, enrolled in the Stavropol Suvorov Military School. In 1957 he became a student of the Kharkov Higher Military Aviation Engineering School. In 1962 he graduated from college and several years he served in the aviation wing. In 1965 he enlisted in the detachment of Soviet cosmonauts (1965 Group of the Air Force? 3). It has been a full course of general space training and preparing to fly on spacecraft like the Soyuz and orbital stations such as Salyut. In preparation for space flight mastered the profession of pilot.

Without a job at the Cosmonaut Training Center was working on Ph.D. dissertation, which successfully defended in 1974. Trained to fly on a military space station type "Almaz". In July 1976 was a support crew during the flight of spacecraft "Soyuz-21". In October 1976, was part of the backup crew during the flight of spacecraft "Soyuz-23". From 7 to 25 February 1977, along with Viktor Gorbatko made a space flight as a flight engineer of Soyuz-24 "and orbital station" Salyut-5 ". Length of stay in space was 17 days 17 hours 25 minutes 58 seconds. After his spaceflight continued to work at the Cosmonaut Training Center named after Yury Gagarin, worked as deputy head of the Center, currently 1-st deputy head of the Center.

Hero of the Soviet Union (Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR from March 5, 1977). He was awarded the Order of Lenin, the Order of the Red Star and medals. Awarded the Gold Medal Tsiolkovsky Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Honorable Mention name Komarov (FAI). Winner of the USSR State Prize. Honorary citizen of Kaluga, Terek, Gagarin (Russia), Kustanai, Dzhezkazgan (Kazakhstan), Poznan (Poland).

Author of books "in orbit outside of the ship" (co-authored with Eugene Khrunov and Leon Khachatur'yants), "Black Silence".


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