Gorbatko

Viktor Vasiliyevich

USSR/CIS

International order nº: 43

Russian cosm. nº: 21


Personal data:

Birthdate:  03 Dec 1934
Birthplace:  Ventsy-Zarya / Kray Krasnodar / RUSSIA
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  07 March 1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Job:  Test Cosmonaut (TC), Pilot
Status:  Ret. 28 Aug 1982
Date of death:  17 May 2017
Age:  
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian Federation
Gorbatko Viktor

Spaceflights:

Launch Spacecraft Date and time
of launch
Status while
launch
Spacecraft
of landing
Date and time
of landing
Duration
1 Soyuz-7 12 Oct 1969
10:44:42 UT
EI Soyuz-7 17 Oct 1969
09:25:05 UT
4d 22h 40m 23s
2 Soyuz-24 07 Feb 1977
16:11 UT
Cdr
PE-2/SLT5
Soyuz-24 25 Feb 1977
09:38 UT
17d 17h 26m
3 Soyuz-37 23 Jul 1980
18:33:03 UT
Cdr
VE-7/SLT6
Soyuz-36 31 Jul 1980
15:15:02 UT
7d 20h 41m 59s
Total duration: 30d 12h 48m 32s

Backup assignments

No. Mission Description
1  Soyuz 2A  Planned mission to dock with Soyuz 1. Two Soyuz 2A crew members would have spacewalked to Soyuz 1 and landed with Komarov. Cancelled due to rains and after problems with Soyuz 1 forced an early return. After Soyuz 1′s crash, the Soyuz 2A spacecraft was inspected and its parachute system had the same technical failure as Soyuz 1′s parachute system.
2  Soyuz 5  Research Engineer  
3  Soyuz 21  Commander  
4  Soyuz 23  Commander  
5  Soyuz 31  Commander  

Additional information


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