Soyuz 7, Soyuz 16
| Air Force Group 2|
10d 21h 03m
| February 26, 1928 (age 87)
Davydovka, USSR (1928-02-26) |
Major general, Soviet Air Forces
Viktor Gorbatko, Nikolay Rukavishnikov, Vladislav Volkov
Anatoly Filipchenko Wikipedia
Anatoly Vasilyevich Filipchenko (Russian: Анато́лий Васи́льевич Фили́пченко; born February 26, 1928 in Davydovka, Voronezh Oblast, RSFSR) was a Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian descent. He flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 16 missions.
After leaving the space programme in 1982 Filipchenko became the Deputy Director of the OKB in Kharkiv.
He was awarded:Hero of the Soviet Union
Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR
Order of Lenin
Order of the Red Banner of Labour
Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration"
State Prize of the USSR
Order of the Banner of the Bulgarian People's Republic
Medal "For the Strengthening Military Cooperation" (Czechoslovakia)
Medal "Brotherhood in Arms" (GDR)