Georgy Dobrovolsky

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Birthday
1, 1928
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 30, 1971 (43)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
1, 1928
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Jun 30, 1971 (43)

About

Part of the second Soviet crew to die during a space flight when his crew suffocated upon reentry.

Before Fame

He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Soviet Air Force.

Trivia

He was posthumously awarded the Order of Lenin and Hero of the Soviet Union.

Family Life

He was married with two children.

Associated With

He died during a space flight, as did Judith Resnik when the Challenger exploded.