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Boris Volynov

Boris Volynov

  • Status: Retired
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 12/18/1934
  • First Flight: 01/15/1969
  • Last Flight: 07/06/1976


Boris Volynov, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 2 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Boris Valentinovich Volynov (Russian: Бори́с Валенти́нович Волы́нов; born 18 December 1934) is a Soviet cosmonaut who flew two space missions of the Soyuz programme: Soyuz 5, and Soyuz 21. He was the first Jewish cosmonaut to enter space, preceding Judith Resnik in the United States.

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