Georgy Dobrovolsky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Georgy Dobrovolsky

Soviet cosmonaut

Date of Birth: 01-Jun-1928

Place of Birth: Odessa, Odessa Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 30-Jun-1971

Profession: astronaut, aircraft pilot

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Georgy Dobrovolsky

  • Georgy Timofeyevich Dobrovolsky (Russian: ???´???? ??????´???? ???????´??????; June 1, 1928 – June 30, 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who commanded the three-man crew of the Soyuz 11 spacecraft.
  • They became the world's first space station crew aboard Salyut 1, but died of asphyxiation because of an accidentally opened valve.
  • They were the first and, as of 2019, the only humans to have died in space.

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