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Vyacheslav Zudov : biography

January 8, 1942 -

Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich Zudov ( born January 8, 1942 in Bor, Gorky Oblast, Russian SFSR) was a USSR cosmonaut.

He was selected as a cosmonaut on October 23, 1965, flew as Commander on Soyuz 23 on October 14–16, 1976 and retired on May 14, 1987.http://www.spacefacts.de/bios/cosmonauts/english/zudov_vyacheslav.htm Spacefacts bio

Vyacheslav Zudov is married and has two children.

He was awarded:

  • Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR
  • Jubilee Medal "Twenty Years of Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945"
  • Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary since the Birth of Vladimir Il'ich Lenin"
  • Jubilee Medal "50 Years of the Armed Forces of the USSR"
  • Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" (Russian Federation)
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