Boris Yegorov

Boris Yegorov

Name Boris Yegorov
Profession Astronaut
Date of Birth 1937-11-26
Place of Birth Russia
Age 56 yrs
Death Date 1994-09-12
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Boris Yegorov

The first Soviet physician to be sent into outer space. He was chosen to be a cosmonaut on the Voskhod and was subsequently awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union honor.

Early Life of Boris Yegorov

In 1961, he completed his education at the First Moscow Medical Institute.

Trivia

8450 Yegorov, an asteroid, was named after him.

Family Life

His three marriages produced a total of three children.

Associated With

Like Yuri Gagarin, he was a Russian cosmonaut.

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