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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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Cosmonauts by the Kremlin. Front row, l to r: Alexei Yeliseyev, Georgi Beregovoy, Valentina Tereshkova, Vladimir Shatalov, Vladislav Volkov, Boris Yegorov, Georgi Shonin. Back row: Gherman Titov, Valery Bykovsky, Pavel Belyayev, Pavel Popovich, Konstantin Feoktistov, Alexei Leonov, head of the Training Centre Nikolai Kamanin, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Andriyan Nikolayev, Yevgeni Khrunov, Anatoli Filipchenko (1969)


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Cosmonauts by the Kremlin. Front row, l to r: Alexei Yeliseyev, Georgi Beregovoy, Valentina Tereshkova, Vladimir Shatalov, Vladislav Volkov, Boris Yegorov, Georgi Shonin. Back row: Gherman Titov, Valery Bykovsky, Pavel Belyayev, Pavel Popovich, Konstantin Feoktistov, Alexei Leonov, head of the Training Centre Nikolai Kamanin, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Andriyan Nikolayev, Yevgeni Khrunov, Anatoli Filipchenko (1969)

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hyungjk:

Homeland, your mission is accomplished!

Top: Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin; Bottom: Anatoli Filipchenko, Alexei Yeliseyev, Vladimir Shatalov

hyungjk:

Homeland, your mission is accomplished!

Top: Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko, Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin; Bottom: Anatoli Filipchenko, Alexei Yeliseyev, Vladimir Shatalov

A series of stamps of Soyuz crews 6, 7 and 8. From left: Soyuz 6 (Georgi Shonin, Valery Kubasov), Soyuz 7 (Anatoli Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko) and Soyuz 8 (Vladimir Shatalov, Alexei Yeliseyev) (1969)

A series of stamps of Soyuz crews 6, 7 and 8. From left: Soyuz 6 (Georgi Shonin, Valery Kubasov), Soyuz 7 (Anatoli Filipchenko, Vladislav Volkov, Viktor Gorbatko) and Soyuz 8 (Vladimir Shatalov, Alexei Yeliseyev) (1969)

The crews of Soyuz 6, 7 and 8. This was a joint mission with all 3 Soyuz, with 1 filming the docking of the other 2, but the docking mechanism failed. Sitting: Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin, Vladimir Shatalov and Alexei Yeliseyev. Standing in the back: Viktor Gorbatko, Anatoli Filipchenko and Vladislav Volkov. (1969)

The crews of Soyuz 6, 7 and 8. This was a joint mission with all 3 Soyuz, with 1 filming the docking of the other 2, but the docking mechanism failed. Sitting: Valery Kubasov, Georgi Shonin, Vladimir Shatalov and Alexei Yeliseyev. Standing in the back: Viktor Gorbatko, Anatoli Filipchenko and Vladislav Volkov. (1969)


Chronicling the adventures of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts

(and unmanned programs too!)