Boris Volynov

Boris Volynov

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Nationality Russian

Date Of Birth 1934-12-18

Status Retired

Type Government


Astronaut Biography

Boris Valentinovich Volynov (Russian: Бори́с Валенти́нович Волы́нов; born 18 December 1934) is a Soviet cosmonaut who flew two space missions of the Soyuz programme: Soyuz 5, and Soyuz 21. He was the first Jewish cosmonaut to enter space, preceding Judith Resnik in the United States.

Boris Volynov's Launches

Soyuz | Soyuz 21

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Soyuz | Soyuz 5

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