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Feoktistov

Konstantin Petrovich Feoktistov

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Born: 7 Feb 1926 at Voronezh
Flight: Voskhod 1, 12 October 1964
Flight time: 1:00:17
Family: Married Galina Nikolaevna. Two sons, Andrei & Kostya. Two daughters.
Rank: Doctor

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During World War 2, Feoktistov served as an army scout. In 1942 he was captured by the Germans and shot in front of a firing squad. He was not fatally wounded and crawled out from under dead bodies and managed to reach Soviet troops. He later worked as an industrial engineer.
Feoktistov was a leading designer for Soviet space-crafts. His flight was on Voskhod 1, launched 12 October 1964. Along with Komarov and Yegorov, he was on the first multi-manned space-craft. No space-suits were worn on the flight,
Feoktistov is an author of several published books.