Vyacheslav Zudov : biography
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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