Gennadi Manakov

Astronaut

1950 –

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Who is Gennadi Manakov?

Gennadi Mikhailovich Manakov is a former cosmonaut who commanded two Soyuz flights.

Mankov was born in Yefimovka, Orenburg Oblast, Russian SFSR on 1 June 1950. He was selected on 2 September 1985 and flew as Commander on Soyuz TM-10 and Soyuz TM-16, retiring on 20 December 1996. He is married with two children.

During his career he was awarded:

⁕Hero of the Soviet Union

⁕Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR

⁕Order of Military Merit

⁕Order of Lenin

⁕Order of Friendship of Peoples

⁕Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration"

⁕Officer of the Legion of Honour

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Born
Jun 1, 1950
Nationality
  • Russia
  • Soviet Union

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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