Yury Malyshev (cosmonaut)

Yury Vasilyevich Malyshev (Russian: Ю́рий Васи́льевич Ма́лышев) was born in the village Nikolayevsk, Stalingrad Oblast (Volgograd Oblast), USSR, on 27 August 1941. He studied in Taganrog's high school N24, 1949-1959. He was married with two children. He was selected as a cosmonaut on 7 May 1967. He retired on 20 July 1988. He died on 8 November 1999 in Zvyozdny Gorodok, Moscow Oblast, Russian Federation.

He was Commander of Soyuz T-2 (5–9 June 1980) and Soyuz T-11 (3–11 April 1984).

Yury Vasilyevich Malyshev
1980 CPA 5108
Yury Malyshev (left) and Vladimir Aksyonov (right) on a 1980 postage stamp
Born27 August 1941
Died8 November 1999 (aged 58)
AwardsHero of the Soviet Union (2)
Order of Lenin (2) Ashoka Chakra
Space career
RankColonel, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
11d 19h 59m
SelectionAir Force Group 4
MissionsSoyuz T-2, Soyuz T-11/Soyuz T-10

Honorary titles and awards


  • Co-author of the book 'USSR-India. At Space Orbit'
List of people on the postage stamps of the Soviet Union

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Yury Malyshev

Yury Malyshev, or Yuri Malyshev, may refer to:

Yury Malyshev (cosmonaut) (1941–1999), Soviet cosmonaut

Yury Malyshev (rower) (born 1947), Soviet Olympic rower

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