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Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov

Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov

Status: Retired
1/1/1947 –
Nationality: Russian
Type: Government
First Flight: 4/20/1983
Last Flight: 9/26/1997

Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov (Russian: Владимир Георгиевич Титов; born 1 January 1947 in Sretensk, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia) is a retired Russian Air Force Colonel and former cosmonaut. He has participated in four spaceflight missions. The catastrophic explosion of a Soyuz rocket in 1983 led to him being one of only two people to use a launch escape system.

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