Svetlana Savitskaya

1948 - Today

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Svetlana Yevgenyevna Savitskaya (Russian: Светла́на Евге́ньевна Сави́цкая; born 8 August 1948) is a Russian former aviator and Soviet cosmonaut who flew aboard Soyuz T-7 in 1982, becoming the second woman in space. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Svetlana Savitskaya has received more than 349,735 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Svetlana Savitskaya is the 21st most popular astronaut (up from 24th in 2019), the 390th most popular biography from Russia (down from 381st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Astronaut.

Svetlana Savitskaya is most famous for being the first woman to go to space. She was a Russian cosmonaut and spent three days in space.

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Among astronauts, Svetlana Savitskaya ranks 21 out of 524Before her are John Young, Sigmund Jähn, David Scott, Harrison Schmitt, Andriyan Nikolayev, and Edgar Mitchell. After her are Ed White, James Irwin, Fred Haise, Gus Grissom, Frank Borman, and Valery Bykovsky.

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Among people born in 1948, Svetlana Savitskaya ranks 64Before her are Edmund Kemper, Elizabeth Blackburn, Tom Wilkinson, Agnieszka Holland, Arie Haan, and Alan Parsons. After her are Dan Simmons, Michel Suleiman, Dominique Sanda, Rudolf Schenker, Jerzy Kukuczka, and Pim Fortuyn.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Svetlana Savitskaya ranks 390 out of 2,688Before her are Semyon Dezhnev (1605), Andrey Bogolyubsky (1111), Andre Geim (1958), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Velimir Khlebnikov (1885), and Yakov Yurovsky (1878). After her are Rinat Dasayev (1957), Vsevolod Pudovkin (1893), Nikolay Shvernik (1888), Lyudmila Putina (1958), Vera Menchik (1906), and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1819).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Svetlana Savitskaya ranks 7Before her are Yuri Gagarin (1934), Valentina Tereshkova (1937), Vladimir Komarov (1927), Alexei Leonov (1934), Gherman Titov (1935), and Andriyan Nikolayev (1929). After her are Valery Bykovsky (1934), Valeri Polyakov (1942), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Vladislav Volkov (1935), Pavel Belyayev (1925), and Sergei Krikalev (1958).