Georgy Grechko is a cosmonaut who was born on May 25, 1931, in
Grechko became a cosmonaut in 1966. He has spent over 128 days in space on 3
In 1975, Grechko made his first spaceflight aboard Soyuz 17. The crew spent
days performing experiments. In 1977,
Grechko became the first cosmonaut to walk in space to repair a manned vessel.
He had to repair an adaptor on the Salyut 6 space station after the Soyuz 25
spacecraft crashed into it.
Grechko made his third spaceflight aboard Soyuz T-14. The crew visited Salyut
7 for 8 days.
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