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Sarafanov Gennady

( Astronaut Russia)

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Astronaut Russia. Born January 1, 1942 in the village a blue Saratov region Saratov region. Childhood and school years spent in the city of Saratov, where in 1959 he graduated from high school. In 1960 he entered, and in 1964 graduated Balashovskaya Higher Military Aviation School for Pilots. After graduating from college he served in the aviation wing of the Air Forces of the USSR. During the service has mastered several types of aircraft. 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 ( "Diamond").

He was a member, along with Leo Dyomin of the backup crew of spacecraft "Soyuz-14" at the start of July 3, 1974. From 26 to 28 August 1974 made jointly with Lev Dyomin space flight as commander of the Soyuz-15 ". The flight program included docking with the orbital station Salyut-3 "and work on board. Because of problems onboard systems docked with the station was abolished, and the flight terminated prematurely. Length of stay in space was 2 days 12 minutes 11 seconds. After space flight worked in Mission Control Center and the Cosmonaut Training Center named after Yury Gagarin. In 1978 he graduated from the Air Force Academy named after Yury Gagarin. In 1986, he left a cosmonaut and left in reserve from the Armed Forces of the USSR. He worked as the vice chairman of Knowledge "Society of the RSFSR. In the beginning of 90 years worked as an assistant head of the city administration Schelkovo Moscow region.

Candidate of Technical Sciences.

Hero of the Soviet Union, Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet on September 2, 1974). Awarded the Order of Lenin and medals. Honorary citizen of Kaluga, Gagarin Smolensk Oblast (Russia), Dzhezkazgan (Kazakhstan).


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