Anatoly Filipchenko

Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko (Russian: Анато́лий Васи́льевич Фили́пченко; born February 26, 1928) is a former Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent. He flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 16 missions. He was born in Davydovka, Voronezh Oblast, RSFSR.[1]

Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko
Born (1928-02-26) February 26, 1928 (age 93)
AwardsHero of the Soviet Union (twice)
Space career
RankMajor General, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
10d 21h 03m
SelectionAir Force Group 2
MissionsSoyuz 7, Soyuz 16
Mission insignia
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After leaving the space programme in 1982 Filipchenko became the Deputy Director of the OKB in Kharkiv.

He was awarded:


  1. ^ "Cosmonaut Biography: Anatoli Filipchenko".

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