Konstantin Feoktistov

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Birthday
7, 1926
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 21, 2009 (83)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1926
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 21, 2009 (83)

About

Soviet cosmonaut for whom the Feoktistov Crater on the moon is named.

Before Fame

He fought for the Soviet Army against the Nazis during World War II.

Trivia

He was selected as an engineer for cosmonaut training but was assigned a spaceflight before finishing.

Family Life

He married and had four children.

Associated With

He was the first civilian in space, while Sally Ride was the first female in space.