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The Spring 2011 issue of The Earth Scientist is focused on modernizing seismology education. Thanks to IRIS, you can download this issue for free as a pdf. Print copies are available in our online store.

Vyacheslav Zudov

Vyacheslav Zudov is a cosmonaut who was born on January 8, 1942, in Gorky Region, Russia.

Zudov became a cosmonaut in 1965. In 1976, he flew aboard Soyuz 23. The crew was forced to return to Earth due to some technical problems. The spacecraft landed in a lake. The crew had to spend 11 hours floating in the frigid waters before being rescued.



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