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Nationality  Soviet Russian
First space flight  Soyuz T-5
Selection  Air Force Group 5
Name  Anatoly Berezovoy
Extravehicular activities  1
Total EVAs  1
Role  Cosmonaut
Other occupation  Pilot
Space missions  Soyuz T-5

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Born  11 April 1942 Enem, RSFSR, USSR (1942-04-11)
Time in space  211 days 09 hours 04 minutes
Died  September 20, 2014, Moscow, Russia
Rank  Colonel, Soviet Air Forces

Total EVA time  2 hours 33 minutes

Anatoly Nikolayevich Berezovoy (Russian: Анато́лий Никола́евич Березово́й; 11 April 1942 – 20 September 2014) was a Soviet cosmonaut.


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Berezovoy was born in Enem, Adyghe Autonomous Oblast, Russian SFSR in a Ukrainian family. He was married with two children and graduated from the Air Force Academy.

On 27 April 1970 he was selected as a cosmonaut. In 1982 he flew as Commander on Soyuz T-5 on the first mission to the Salyut 7 space station, returning to Earth on the Soyuz T-7 after 211 days 9 hours. He retired on 31 October 1992 due to age. From 1992 to 1999, he was a Deputy President of Russian Space Federation.

Honours and awards

  • Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR
  • Order of Lenin
  • Order for Service to the Homeland in the Armed Forces of the USSR 3rd class
  • Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" (Russian Federation)
  • Officer of the Legion of Honour (France)
  • Order "The Sun of Freedom" (Afghanistan)
  • Kirti Chakra (India)
  • References

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