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Andriyan Nikolayev in 1976
|Died||3 July 2004
Cheboksary, Chuvashia, Russia
|Other names||Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev|
|Rank||Major General, Soviet Air Force|
Time in space
|21d 15h 20m|
|Selection||Air Force Group 1|
|Missions||Vostok 3, Soyuz 9|
Andriyan Grigoryevich Nikolayev (Chuvash and Russian: Андриян Григорьевич Николаев; 5 September 1929 – 3 July 2004) was a Soviet cosmonaut. In 1962, aboard Vostok 3, he became the third Soviet cosmonaut to fly into space. Nikolayev was an ethnic Chuvash.
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