Gennadi Sarafanov

Gennadi Sarafanov

Status: Deceased
1/1/1942 – 9/29/2005
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
Agency: Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

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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