Vladimir Lyakhov

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. He was married and had two children.

He was awarded:

Vladimir Lyakhov
1984 CPA 5522 (cropped - Vladimir Lyakhov)
BornVladimir Afanasyevich Lyakhov
20 July 1941
Antratsyt, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died19 April 2018 (aged 76)
Astrakhan, Russia
Other occupation
RankColonel, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
333d 07h 47m
SelectionAir Force Group 4
MissionsSoyuz 32, Soyuz T-9, Mir EP-3 (Soyuz TM-6/Soyuz TM-5)
AwardsHero of the Soviet Union

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