Boris Yegorov

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Birthday
26, 1937
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 12, 1994 (56)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
26, 1937
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 12, 1994 (56)

About

The first Soviet physician to be sent into outer space. He was chosen to be a cosmonaut on the Voskhod and was subsequently awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union honor.

Before Fame

In 1961, he completed his education at the First Moscow Medical Institute.

Trivia

8450 Yegorov, an asteroid, was named after him.

Family Life

His three marriages produced a total of three children.

Associated With

Like Yuri Gagarin, he was a Russian cosmonaut.