Valeri Kubasov

1935 - 2014

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Valery Nikolaevich Kubasov (Russian: Вале́рий Никола́евич Куба́сов; 7 January 1935 – 19 February 2014) was a Soviet/Russian cosmonaut who flew on two missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 6 and Soyuz 19 (the Apollo–Soyuz mission), and commanded Soyuz 36 in the Intercosmos programme. On 21 July 1975, the Soyuz 7K-TM module used for ASTP landed in Kazakhstan at 5:51 p.m. and Kubasov was the first to exit the craft. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valeri Kubasov has received more than 83,395 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Valeri Kubasov is the 31st most popular astronaut (up from 33rd in 2019), the 524th most popular biography from Russia (down from 465th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Valeri Kubasov ranks 31 out of 524Before him are Gus Grissom, Frank Borman, Valery Bykovsky, Alan Bean, Valeri Polyakov, and Pavel Popovich. After him are Bruce McCandless II, Ilan Ramon, Georgy Dobrovolsky, Vladislav Volkov, Michael P. Anderson, and William Anders.

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Among people born in 1935, Valeri Kubasov ranks 82Before him are Vladica Popović, Judd Hirsch, Paul Goma, Lee Remick, Dominique Venner, and Robert Silverberg. After him are Princess Elisabeth of Denmark, Bruno Sammartino, Jerry Orbach, Monique Wittig, André Brink, and Lyudmila Gurchenko. Among people deceased in 2014, Valeri Kubasov ranks 87Before him are B. K. S. Iyengar, Run Run Shaw, Alice Herz-Sommer, Leo Tindemans, Gottfried John, and Karl Albrecht. After him are Jack Bruce, Menahem Golan, Viktor Tikhonov, Robert Hansen, Milan Galić, and Alexander Shulgin.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valeri Kubasov ranks 524 out of 2,688Before him are Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Leonid Gaidai (1923), Viktor Suvorov (1947), Galina Vishnevskaya (1926), Valery Bryusov (1873), and Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943). After him are Nikolai Medtner (1879), Viktor Hartmann (1834), Iziaslav II of Kiev (1097), Filipp Golikov (1900), Pavel Milyukov (1859), and Igor Ansoff (1918).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Russia

Among astronauts born in Russia, Valeri Kubasov ranks 10Before him are Alexei Leonov (1934), Gherman Titov (1935), Andriyan Nikolayev (1929), Svetlana Savitskaya (1948), Valery Bykovsky (1934), and Valeri Polyakov (1942). After him are Vladislav Volkov (1935), Pavel Belyayev (1925), Sergei Krikalev (1958), Viktor Gorbatko (1934), Aleksei Gubarev (1931), and Konstantin Feoktistov (1926).