Georgy Dobrovolsky is an cosmonaut who was born on June 1, 1928, in Odessa.
Dobrovolsky commanded Salyut 1 in 1971. This was the first space
station. The crew spent 23 days in space during this mission. They were
killed upon re-entry when a pressure valve opened in the cabin. The
cabin lost air pressure and the crew was asphyxiated.
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