Georgy Shonin

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Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 7, 1997 (61)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
3, 1935
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 7, 1997 (61)

About

Part of the original group of cosmonauts, he flew one space mission.

Before Fame

He was a Lieutenant General in the Soviet Air Force.

Trivia

He was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union and Order of the Red Star, among other awards.

Family Life

He married and had four children.

Associated With

He and Alexei Leonov were Soviet members of the first cosmonaut group.