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The Soyuz 12 crew, Oleg Makarov and Vasily Lazarev, with Georgi Beregovoy, chief of the Cosmonaut Training Center and Andriyan Nikolayev, his deputy.
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The Soyuz 12 crew, Oleg Makarov and Vasily Lazarev, with Georgi Beregovoy, chief of the Cosmonaut Training Center and Andriyan Nikolayev, his deputy.

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The Soyuz 9 crew, Andriyan Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanov, played the first chess game across space. They played against Earth, a team that consisted of Nikolai Kaminin, head of the Cosmonaut Training Center and cosmonaut Viktor Gorbatko. The game was played on a day off for the crew and ended in a draw. You can see how the game was played here. (June 1970)
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The Soyuz 9 crew, Andriyan Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanov, played the first chess game across space. They played against Earth, a team that consisted of Nikolai Kaminin, head of the Cosmonaut Training Center and cosmonaut Viktor Gorbatko. The game was played on a day off for the crew and ended in a draw. You can see how the game was played here. (June 1970)

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Cosmonauts learning how to take pictures in space. Gherman Titov was the first to manually take pictures from orbit on his Vostok 2 flight in August 1961.

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lightthiscandle:


10/23/70: “Astronaut to Cosmonaut: Astronaut Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin gets set to make a pass to Cosmonaut Vitali Sevastyanov, right, Saturday afternoon as they looked over the Houston stadium with a glass top. At left is Cosmonaut Air Force Maj. Gen. Andrian Nikolayev who takes a close look at the passing game. The two were in Houston to deliver a report to a space group on the flight of Soyuz 9. They will also tour the Manned Spacecraft Center.”

“the Houston stadium with a glass top”

lightthiscandle:

10/23/70: “Astronaut to Cosmonaut: Astronaut Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin gets set to make a pass to Cosmonaut Vitali Sevastyanov, right, Saturday afternoon as they looked over the Houston stadium with a glass top. At left is Cosmonaut Air Force Maj. Gen. Andrian Nikolayev who takes a close look at the passing game. The two were in Houston to deliver a report to a space group on the flight of Soyuz 9. They will also tour the Manned Spacecraft Center.”

“the Houston stadium with a glass top”

Vladimir Shatalov, head of cosmonaut training and Andriyan Nikolayev, deputy training center chief with Vasily Lazarev and Oleg Makarov during training. As the crew of Soyuz 12, they were the first to wear the pressurized Sokol suit. It was implemented after the crew of Soyuz 11 suffocated when their Soyuz had a leak. (1973)
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Vladimir Shatalov, head of cosmonaut training and Andriyan Nikolayev, deputy training center chief with Vasily Lazarev and Oleg Makarov during training. As the crew of Soyuz 12, they were the first to wear the pressurized Sokol suit. It was implemented after the crew of Soyuz 11 suffocated when their Soyuz had a leak. (1973)

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Pavel Popovich, Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, Valery Bykovsky, Andriyan Nikolayev and Gherman Titov at a TV studio (1963)
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Pavel Popovich, Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, Valery Bykovsky, Andriyan Nikolayev and Gherman Titov at a TV studio (1963)

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Yuri Gagarin and Gherman Titov at an event celebrating the latter’s Vostok-2 flight. Andriyan Nikolayev is on the very left, who would fly Vostok-3 next year. (1961)
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Yuri Gagarin and Gherman Titov at an event celebrating the latter’s Vostok-2 flight. Andriyan Nikolayev is on the very left, who would fly Vostok-3 next year. (1961)

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enigmaland:

Vostok and Voskhod crew Konstantin Feoktistov, Alexei Leonov, Valery Bykovsky, Pavel Popovich, Vladimir Komarov, Yuri Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Valentina Tereshkova, Pavel Belyayev, Boris Yegorov and Andriyan Nikolayev.

enigmaland:

Vostok and Voskhod crew Konstantin Feoktistov, Alexei Leonov, Valery Bykovsky, Pavel Popovich, Vladimir Komarov, Yuri Gagarin, Gherman Titov, Valentina Tereshkova, Pavel Belyayev, Boris Yegorov and Andriyan Nikolayev.

enigmaland:

Pavel Belyayev, Andriyan Nikolayev and Alexei Leonov among scientists.

enigmaland:

Pavel Belyayev, Andriyan Nikolayev and Alexei Leonov among scientists.

enigmaland:

Pavel Popovich, Nikita Khrushchev and Andriyan Nikolayev.

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Pavel Popovich, Nikita Khrushchev and Andriyan Nikolayev.

Cosmonauts of the first two manned programs, Vostok and Voskhod. Top row, l to r: Alexei Leonov, Gherman Titov, Valery Bykovsky, Boris Yegorov, Pavel Popovich. Bottom row: Vladimir Komarov, Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, Andriyan Nikolayev, Konstantin Feoktistov, Pavel Belyayev. (1965)
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Cosmonauts of the first two manned programs, Vostok and Voskhod. Top row, l to r: Alexei Leonov, Gherman Titov, Valery Bykovsky, Boris Yegorov, Pavel Popovich. Bottom row: Vladimir Komarov, Yuri Gagarin, Valentina Tereshkova, Andriyan Nikolayev, Konstantin Feoktistov, Pavel Belyayev. (1965)

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discoverynews:

nwkarchivist:

50 Years Ago, Newsweek Was Astronaut/Moon Crazy

Classic and classy, Newsweek

enigmaland:

Andriyan Nikolayev with his daughter Lena.

enigmaland:

Andriyan Nikolayev with his daughter Lena.


Chronicling the adventures of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts

(and unmanned programs too!)