Anatoly Filipchenko

Aviator
Anatoly Filipchenko 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)

Personal facts

Given name
Anatoly
Family name
Filipchenko
Birth date
1928-02-26
Birth place
Davydovka Soviet Union
Occupation
Aviator
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