What Soviet cosmonauts did between spaceflights

The wedding of Valentina Tereshkova and Andriyan Nikolayev. Nikolayev flew on two spaceflights: Vostok 3 in 1962 and Soyuz 9 in 1970. On both, he set new endurance records for the longest time a human being had remained in orbit. Nov. 3, 1963.

The wedding of Valentina Tereshkova and Andriyan Nikolayev. Nikolayev flew on two spaceflights: Vostok 3 in 1962 and Soyuz 9 in 1970. On both, he set new endurance records for the longest time a human being had remained in orbit. Nov. 3, 1963.

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We would rather imagine a cosmonaut wearing a spacesuit than an ordinary jacket. How do they live on Earth, these people from outer space?
Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov. On March 18, 1965, Leonov became the first human to conduct a spacewalk. It lasted for 12 minutes. 1965 – 1969.
Yuri Gagarin with family. On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space when he orbited the Earth aboard Vostok 1. 1962 – 1968.
Valentina Tereshkova tries space food ahead of blast-off. Tereshkova became the first woman in space. Her space flight on June 16, 1963, lasted nearly three days - 70 hours and 50 minutes, during which time she orbited the globe 48 times. 1963.
Yuri Gagarin and Pavel Popovich. Popovich was the fourth Soviet cosmonaut in space, the sixth human in orbit and the eighth person in space. He was considered as a strong candidate for the first spaceflight, but while Gagarin was chosen for Vostok 1, Popovich served as the flight’s capcom. 1962.
Cosnomaut Pavel Belyaev gives autographs to young people. Belyaev was the first commander of the cosmonaut corps and the cosmonaut who commanded the Voskhod 2 mission, which saw Leonov’s first human walk in space in 1965. Aug. 31, 1966.
Cosmonaut German Titov. Titov became the second human to orbit the Earth, aboard Vostok 2, on Aug. 6, 1961. 1960s.
Cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky with family. Bykovsky flew three manned space missions: Vostok 5 in 1963, Soyuz 22 in 1976, and Soyuz 31 in 1978. 1970s.
Pavel Popovich. 1962.
'Gagarin’s pencil.' Gagarin is seated holding a large pencil (marked with the words:: “Happy New Year 1967”). Fourth from the left in the second row is Andriyan Nikolayev. Jan. 1, 1966-Jan. 1, 1967.
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