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The cosmonaut Georgy Grechko died

On the night of April 8, the USSR pilot-cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union Georgy Grechko, died on the 86th year of his life, according to the website of the journal Cosmonautics News. Georgy Grechko was born in Leningrad. After graduating in 1955, the Leningrad Military Mechanical Institute worked as an engineer, a senior engineer. Participated in the development of the first Soviet satellites and interplanetary stations. In 1966, he was appointed head of the group of candidates for test cosmonauts, and on May 27, 1968, by order of the Minister of General Machine Building, was enlisted in the cosmonaut detachment. Grechko made three space flights

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