Gennadi Manakov

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Gennady Mikhailovich Manakov
Nationality Soviet / Russian
Born (1950-06-01) 1 June 1950 (age 67)
Yefimovka, Russia
Other occupation
Test Pilot
Rank Colonel, Soviet Air Force
Time in space
309d 21h 18m
Selection 1985
Missions Soyuz TM-10, Soyuz TM-16[1][2]

Hero of the Soviet Union Order of Lenin

Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov is a former cosmonaut who commanded two Soyuz flights.

Mankov was born in Yefimovka, Orenburg Oblast, Russian SFSR on 1 June 1950.[3] He was selected on 2 September 1985 and flew as Commander on Soyuz TM-10 and Soyuz TM-16, retiring on 20 December 1996.[4] He is married with two children.

During his career he was awarded:


  1. ^ " Manakov (mission chronology)". 
  2. ^ "Manakov Gennadi Mikhailovich". 
  3. ^ "Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov, colonel/cosmonaut, Soyuz TM-10, TM-16 June 1 in History". 
  4. ^ "Cosmonaut Biography: Gennadi Manakov".