Vladimir Komarov

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Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 24, 1967 (40)
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Birthday
16, 1927
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Apr 24, 1967 (40)

About

The first cosmonaut to fly into space twice, he died when the Soyuz 1 space capsule crashed upon re-entry.

Before Fame

He was a test pilot.

Trivia

He was in the first cosmonaut group, selected in 1960, and his first time in space was as Commander of Voskhod 1.

Family Life

He was survived by his wife and two children.

Associated With

He was a Soviet cosmonaut like Yuri Gagarin.