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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