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Pavel Popovich

Pavel Popovich

Status: Deceased
10/5/1930 – 9/29/2009
Nationality: Ukrainian
Type: Government
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.

Launches

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Type: Government
Abbreviation: RFSA
Administration: Administrator: Dmitry Rogozin
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.

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