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Valeri Kubasov
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Born (1935-01-07)7 January 1935
Vyazniki, Vladimir Oblast, USSR
Died 19 February 2014(2014-02-19) (aged 79)
Nationality Soviet
Occupation Engineer
  • Order of Lenin (3)
  • Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration"
  • Medal "Veteran of Labour"
Space career
Time in space
18d 17h 57m
Selection Civilian Specialist Group 2
Missions Soyuz 6, Soyuz 19, Soyuz 36
Mission insignia
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Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov (Russian: Вале́рий Никола́евич Куба́сов; 7 January 1935 – 19 February 2014) was a Soviet cosmonaut. He flew on two missions in the Soyuz programme. Firstly, as a flight engineer: Soyuz 6 and Soyuz 19 (the Apollo–Soyuz mission). Secondly, commanding Soyuz 36 in the Intercosmos programme.

He was born in Vyazniki, Vladimir Oblast, Russia SFSR, Soviet Union.

Kubasov died on 19 February 2014 in Moscow, Russia. He was aged 79. He was outlived by his wife Lyudmila Kurovskaya, daughter Ekaterina and son Dmitry.

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