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Viktor Gorbatko

Viktor Gorbatko is a Russian cosmonaut who was born on December 3, 1934, in Russia.

Gorbatko has flown over 29 days in space on three spaceflights. In 1969, Gorbatko made his first flight aboard Soyuz 9.

He flew aboard Soyuz 24 in 1977. The crew performed several medical experiments during this flight. In 1980, Gorbatko flew aboard an International mission with Vietnamese pilot, Phum Tuan.



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