Vladimir Lyakhov

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Vladimir Afanasyevich Lyakhov
Cosmonaut
Born (1941-07-20) July 20, 1941 (age 72)
Antratsyt, Luhansk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Other occupation
Pilot
Rank Colonel, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
333d 07h 47m
Selection Air Force Group 4
Missions Soyuz 32, Soyuz T-9, Mir EP-3 (Soyuz TM-6/Soyuz TM-5)
Awards

Hero of the Soviet Union Hero of the Soviet Union

Vladimir Afanasyevich Lyakhov (Russian: Влади́мир Афана́сьевич Ля́хов; born July 20, 1941) is a former Soviet cosmonaut.

He was selected as cosmonaut on May 5, 1967, and retired on September 7, 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 is married and has two children.

He was awarded:

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