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Gennadi Sarafanov

Gennadi Sarafanov

  • Status: Deceased
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 01/01/1942
  • Date of Death: 09/29/2005
  • First Flight: 08/26/1974
  • Last Flight: 08/26/1974


Gennadi Sarafanov, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 1 space flights and engaging in 0 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Gennadi Vasiliyevich Sarafanov ( b. January 1, 1942 in Sinenkiye, Saratov Oblast, Russia – d. September 29, 2005, Moscow) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 15 spaceflight in 1974. This mission was intended to dock with the space station Salyut 3, but failed to do so after the docking system malfunctioned.

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