Andriyan Nikolayev

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Birthday
5, 1929
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 3, 2004 (74)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
5, 1929
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jul 3, 2004 (74)

About

The third Soviet Cosmonaut and the first person to make a TV broadcast from space.

Before Fame

He became known as the Iron Man for lasting four days in isolation, which was part of astronaut training at the time.

Trivia

He set endurance records at the time for the longest time a human had remained in orbit.

Family Life

He married Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman in space, in 1963 and they divorced in 1982.

Associated With

He was an astronaut like Edwin Buzz Aldrin.