Encyclopedia of astronauts

Roskosmos TV studio created a video project "The Encyclopedia of astronauts," which will be available to anyone interested.


Cosmonaut number 1.
October 4 — the beginning of space era.
In 1957, on this day in the Soviet Union was put into orbit the first artificial Earth satellite.
Studio Space Agency opens online encyclopedia in which you will learn about the important pages of the life of astronauts and Soviet Russia.
The first issue is devoted to the first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. April 12, 1961, he opened the way mankind into space.

Continued on (stay tuned) 

Cosmonaut number 2.
Gherman Stepanovich Titov — August 6, 1961 made the world's first daily flight into space on a spaceship "Vostok-2".

Cosmonaut number three.
Andrian Nikolayev G. — August 12, 1962 made the world's first joint flight of manned spacecraft "Vostok-3" and "Vostok-4", together with P. Popovich.

Cosmonaut number 4.
Pavel Romanovich Popovich — August 12, 1962 made the world's first joint flight of manned spacecraft "Vostok-4" and "Vostok-3", together with Alexander Nikolayev.

Cosmonaut number 5.
Bykovskii Valery F.

Cosmonaut number 6.
Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova. The world's first woman in space, made a space flight June 16, 1963.

Cosmonaut number 7.
Vladimir Mikhailovich Komarov.
The commander of the world's first three-man crew, a flight which took place on 12-13 October 1964.
The first Soviet cosmonaut made a second space flight.
Died 24 April 1967 at the conclusion of the test flight on a spacecraft "Soyuz-1" because of the failure of the parachute system lander.

Cosmonaut number 8.
Feoktistov Konstantin Petrovich.
Member of the world's first multi-seat spacecraft flight, which took place on 12-13 October 1964 .. The first civilian specialist go into space.

Cosmonaut number 9.
Boris Yegorov.
Member of the world's first multi-seat spacecraft flight, which took place on 12-13 October 1964. The first doctor, go into space.

Cosmonaut number 10.
Pavel Belyayev.
The world's first double commander of the spaceship "Voskhod-2", flying 8-19 March 1965. During the flight, the co-pilot the ship Leonov performed the world's first spacewalk. The world's first spacecraft landing, after the failure of automation, held in manual control Belyayev.

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