kids encyclopedia robot

Konstantin Feoktistov facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Konstantin Feoktistov
Константин Феоктистов
Konstantin Petrovich Feoktistov.jpg
Born (1926-02-07)7 February 1926
Died 21 November 2009(2009-11-21) (aged 83)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation Engineer
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union
Space career
Time in space
1d 00h 17m
Selection Civilian Specialist Group 1
Missions Voskhod 1
Soviet Union-1964-stamp-Konstantin Pietrovitch Feoktistov
1964 USSR postage stamp honouring Konstantin Feoktistov

Konstantin Petrovich Feoktistov (Russian: Константин Петрович Феоктистов; 7 February 1926 – 21 November 2009) was a Soviet cosmonaut and an eminent space engineer. As a cosmonaut Feoktistov flew on Voskhod 1, the first spacecraft to carry three crew members. Feoktistov also wrote several books on space technology and exploration. The Feoktistov crater on the far side of the Moon is named in his honor.

kids search engine
Konstantin Feoktistov Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.