(Владимир Михайлович Комаров)
(Mar 16, 1927 - Apr 24, 1967)
Cosmonaut of the USSR 7
|1st||Oct 12, 1964||Voskhod||1 d 0 h 17 m (24 h 17 m)|
|2nd||Apr 23, 1967||Soyuz||1 d 2 h 47 m 52 s (26 h 47 m 52 s)|
|Cumulative time:||2 d 3 h 4 m 52 s (51 h 4 m 52 s)|
Vladimir Komarov was the first commander of the space crew. Vladimir Komarov was the first Soviet cosmonaut to perform the second space flight. Komarov piloted the first spacecraft Soyuz. Spacecraft of the Soyuz series with some modifications are still in operation. Komarov died while landing the Soyuz spacecraft, as a result of the parachute system's failure. Komarov - the first Suspense cosmonaut, who died while performing space flight.