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Georgy Shonin

Georgy Shonin is a cosmonaut who was born on August 3, 1935, in Rovenki, Ukraine.

Shonin became a cosmonaut in 1960. In 1969, he flew aboard Soyuz 6. This was one of three Soyuz spacecraft in orbit at the same time. The mission lasted 6 days.



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