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The backup crew, Viktor Gorbatko and Eberhard Köllner, and prime crew Valery Bykovsky and Sigmund Jähn, of Soyuz 31. The Russian and East German crew spent 7 days in space aboard Salyut 6 as part of the Interkosmos program. (1978)
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The backup crew, Viktor Gorbatko and Eberhard Köllner, and prime crew Valery Bykovsky and Sigmund Jähn, of Soyuz 31. The Russian and East German crew spent 7 days in space aboard Salyut 6 as part of the Interkosmos program. (1978)

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A group portrait of cosmonauts involved with the Interkosmos program from the first mission, Soyuz 28 (1978) to Soyuz T-11 (1984).
 Top: Sigmund Jähn (East Germany), Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Georgi Ivanov (Bulgaria), Yuri Malyshev, Rakesh Sharma (India), Bertalan Farkas (Hungary), Leonid Popov, Boris Volynov and Valery Bykovsky. Bottom: Pham Tuân (Vietnam), Viktor Gorbatko, Vladimír Remek (Czechoslovakia), Alexei Gubarev, Dumitru Prunariu (Romania), Pyotr Klimuk, Alexei Leonov, Mirosław Hermaszewski (Poland), Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez (Cuba), Anatoly Berezovoy.
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A group portrait of cosmonauts involved with the Interkosmos program from the first mission, Soyuz 28 (1978) to Soyuz T-11 (1984).

Top: Sigmund Jähn (East Germany), Vladimir Dzhanibekov, Georgi Ivanov (Bulgaria), Yuri Malyshev, Rakesh Sharma (India), Bertalan Farkas (Hungary), Leonid Popov, Boris Volynov and Valery Bykovsky. Bottom: Pham Tuân (Vietnam), Viktor Gorbatko, Vladimír Remek (Czechoslovakia), Alexei Gubarev, Dumitru Prunariu (Romania), Pyotr Klimuk, Alexei Leonov, Mirosław Hermaszewski (Poland), Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez (Cuba), Anatoly Berezovoy.

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Viktor Gorbatko turns another year older today (Dec 3). His space missions were Soyuz 7 (1969), Soyuz 24 (1977) and Soyuz 37 (1980). He is one of five cosmonauts from the first selection group (1960) that are still living. 

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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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The crew of Soyuz 7: Anatoli Filipchenko, Viktor Gorbatko and Vladislav Volkov. (1969)

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Yuri Glazkov and Viktor Gorbatko during emergency Soyuz sea landing training. (1976)

Yuri Glazkov and Viktor Gorbatko during emergency Soyuz sea landing training. (1976)

Viktor Gorbatko, in his portrait for Soyuz 24. (1977)
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Viktor Gorbatko, in his portrait for Soyuz 24. (1977)

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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

The crew of Soyuz 37, Viktor Gorbatko and Pham Tuân (Vietnam), inside a Soyuz simulator. They visited Salyut 6 as part of the interkosmos program. (1980)
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The crew of Soyuz 37, Viktor Gorbatko and Pham Tuân (Vietnam), inside a Soyuz simulator. They visited Salyut 6 as part of the interkosmos program. (1980)

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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)

Valery Ryumin, Pham Tuân(Vietnam) and Viktor Gorbatko on Salyut 6 (1980)

Valery Ryumin, Pham Tuân(Vietnam) and Viktor Gorbatko on Salyut 6 (1980)


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