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Yegorov

Boris Borisovich Yegorov

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Born: 26 November 1937 at Moscow
Flight: Voskhod 1, 12 October 1964
Flight time: 1:00:17
Family: Married Eleanora Victorovna. One son, Boris
Rank: Medical-Lieutenant
Died: 12 September 1994

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In 1961, Yegorov graduated from the Moscow First Medical Institute with a degree in aviation and space medicine.
Yegorov's flight was on Voskhod 1, launched 12 October 1964. Along with Komarov and Feoktistov, he flew in the first multi-manned space-craft. No space-suits were worn on this flight.
It has been reported that Yegorov's father was a prominent Soviet brain surgeon, and that he obtained his seat on Voskhod 1 through his father's connections in the Politburo.
Died 12 September 1994