Vyacheslav Zudov

Summary

Vyacheslav Zudov
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Vyacheslav Zudov (left) and Valery Rozhdestvensky on a 1977 Soviet stamp
Born (1942-01-08) 8 January 1942 (age 79)
Bor, Russia
NationalitySoviet
OccupationPilot
Space career
Cosmonaut
RankColonel, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
2d 00h 06m
SelectionAir Force Group 3
MissionsSoyuz 23

Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov (Russian: Вячесла́в Дми́триевич Зу́дов, born 8 January 1942) is a retired USSR cosmonaut.

He was selected as a cosmonaut on 23 October 1965, flew as Commander on Soyuz 23 on 14–16 October 1976 and retired on 14 May 1987.[1]

Zudov is married and has two children.

Awards

References

  1. ^ Zudov. Spacefacts.de. Retrieved on 15 July 2014.