Anatoly Filipchenko

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Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko
The Soviet Union 1969 CPA 3810 stamp (Anatoly Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov and Viktor Gorbatko (Soyuz 7)) cropped Filipchenko.png
Anatoly Filipchenko on a Soviet Union 1969 CPA 3810 stamp
Born (1928-02-26) February 26, 1928 (age 90)
NationalitySoviet
OccupationPilot
AwardsHero of the Soviet Union (twice)
Space career
Cosmonaut
RankMajor General, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
10d 21h 03m
SelectionAir Force Group 2
MissionsSoyuz 7 Soyuz 16
Mission insignia
Soyuz 16Apollo-Soyuz.png

Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko (Russian: Анато́лий Васи́льевич Фили́пченко; born February 26, 1928) is a former Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent. He flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 16 missions. He was born in Davydovka, Voronezh Oblast, RSFSR.[1]

After leaving the space programme in 1982 Filipchenko became the Deputy Director of the OKB in Kharkiv.

He was awarded:

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