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Valeri Kubasov

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Valeri Kubasov
Born(1935-01-07)7 January 1935
Died19 February 2014(2014-02-19) (aged 79)
Space career
Time in space
18d 17h 57m
SelectionCivilian Specialist Group 2
MissionsSoyuz 6, Soyuz 19, Soyuz 36
Mission insignia

Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov (Russian: Вале́рий Никола́евич Куба́сов; 7 January 1935 – 19 February 2014) was a Soviet cosmonaut. He flew on two missions in the Soyuz programme. Firstly, as a flight engineer: Soyuz 6 and Soyuz 19 (the Apollo–Soyuz mission). Secondly, commanding Soyuz 36 in the Intercosmos programme.

He was born in Vyazniki, Vladimir Oblast, Russia SFSR, Soviet Union.

Kubasov died on 19 February 2014 in Moscow, Russia. He was aged 79. He was outlived by his wife Lyudmila Kurovskaya, daughter Ekaterina and son Dmitry.[1]

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  1. "Apollo-Soyuz cosmonaut Valery Kubasov dies at age 79". Channel NewsAsia. 20 February 2014. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014.

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