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Famous Astronauts from Russia

List of notable or famous astronauts from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top astronauts born in Russia and even some popular astronauts (or cosmanauts) who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian astronauts then this list is the perfect resource for you. These astronauts are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known astronaut from Russia is included when available. People include everything from Valentina Tereshkova to Fyodor Yurchikhin. This historic astronauts from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian astronauts of note?" and "Who are the most famous astronauts from Russia?" These prominent astronauts of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian astronauts.Use this list of renowned Russian astronauts to discover some new astronauts that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
    • Age: 88
    • Birthplace: Listvyanka, Irkutsky District, Irkutsk Oblast
  • Boris Volynov
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: 87
    • Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
    • Age: Dec. at 56 (1937-1994)
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
  • Fyodor Yurchikhin
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Batumi, Georgia