Anatoly Filipchenko Astronaut

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 UnionPilot-Cosmonaut of the USSROrder of LeninOrder of the Red Banner of LabourMedal "For Merit in Space Exploration"State Prize of the USSROrder of the Banner of the Bulgarian People's RepublicMedal "For the Strengthening Military Cooperation" (Czechoslovakia)Medal "Brotherhood in Arms" (GDR)↑

Personal facts

Anatoly Filipchenko
Alias (AKA)Filipchenko Anatoliy
Birth dateFebruary 26, 1928
Birth place
Soviet Union , Davydovka
Nationality
Soviet Union

Astronaut

missions
Soyuz 7
selection
List of astronauts by year of selection
Time in space10 days 21 hours 3 minutes