10/5/1930 – 9/29/2009
First Flight: 8/12/1962
Last Flight: 7/3/1974
Pavel Romanovich Popovich (October 5, 1930 – September 29, 2009) was a Soviet cosmonaut.
He was the fourth cosmonaut in space, the sixth person in orbit, and the eighth person in space.
Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS) - RFSA
- Type: Government
- Abbreviation: RFSA
- Administration: Administrator: Yuri Borisov
- Founded: 1992
- Launchers: Soyuz
- Spacecraft: Soyuz
- Country: RUS
The Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, commonly known as Roscosmos, is the governmental body responsible for the space science program of the Russian Federation and general aerospace research. Soyuz has many launch locations the Russian sites are Baikonur, Plesetsk and Vostochny however Ariane also purchases the vehicle and launches it from French Guiana.