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Vladimir Lyakhov

Vladimir Lyakhov

  • Status: Deceased
  • In Space: No
  • Date of Birth: 07/20/1941
  • Date of Death: 04/19/2018
  • First Flight: 02/25/1979
  • Last Flight: 08/29/1988


Vladimir Lyakhov, a Russian astronaut affiliated with the government agency Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS), embarked on 3 space flights and engaging in 3 spacewalks during his/her career as an astronaut.

Vladimir Afanasyevich Lyakhov (Russian: Влади́мир Афана́сьевич Ля́хов; 20 July 1941 – 19 April 2018) was a Russian Soviet cosmonaut.

He was selected as cosmonaut on 5 May 1967, and retired on 7 September 1994. Lyakhov was the Commander on Soyuz 32, Soyuz T-9, and Soyuz TM-6, and spent 333 days, 7 hours, 47 minutes in space.

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