Viktor Vasilyevich Gorbatko (Russian: Ви́ктор Васи́льевич Горба́тко; December 3, 1934 – May 17, 2017) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 7, Soyuz 24, and Soyuz 37 missions. He was awarded twice for the Hero of the Soviet Union and Order of Lenin. He was born in Ventsy-Zarya, Azov-Black Sea Krai.
Gorbatko died of stomach cancer at his home in Moscow on May 17, 2017 at the age of 82.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Spacefacts
- ↑ "Умер космонавт Виктор Горбатко". Rbc.ru. 2017-05-17. Retrieved 2017-05-17.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Media related to Viktor Gorbatko at Wikimedia Commons
- The official website of the city administration Baikonur - Honorary citizens of Baikonur