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Yuri Malyshev

Yuri Malyshev is a cosmonaut who was born on August 27, 1941, in Nikolayevsk, Russia.

Malyshev became a cosmonaut in 1969. He has spent over 288 hours in space on two spaceflights. In 1980, Malyshev flew aboard Soyuz T-2. This was the first test of the redesigned Soyuz spacecraft. The crew docked with the Salyut 6 space station for four days.

Malyshev made his second flight as commander of Soyuz T-11 in 1984. The crew spent a week aboard the Salyut 7 space station.



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