Encyclopedia of astronauts.Rukavishnikov (2013)

Documentary №99504, 1 part, duration: 0:05:30
Production: Studio Roscosmos
Other authors:Rozakova Marina, Kuckij Mihail, Shatilo Sergej, Trudova Nataljya, Pastuhov Sergej


A series of films about important pages of the life of Soviet and Russian cosmonauts. Nikolay Nikolaevich Rukavishnikov is the first civilian commander of a spacecraft. Made the world's first emergency landing using a backup engine.

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Nikolay Rukavishnikov, shooting of different years (among comrades, at home with his son).


CNII-58, computer operators.

OKB-1, specialists at work.

Baikonur, view of the launch pad.

Rukavishnikov among colleagues.

Rocket launch.

Rukavishnikov on the medical board.

Preparation for the lunar program, training on simulators at the cosmonaut training center.

Preparation for the first flight with Eliseev and Shatalov.

Baikonur, the crew of Soyuz-10 (Eliseev, Shatalov, Rukavishnikov), cosmonauts walk from the bus to the launch pad.

Shatalov reports.

The launch of Soyuz-10.

Astronauts during the flight.

Salyut station.

Landing of the lander.

1974, the launch of Soyuz-16.

Astronauts in a rocket.

Space station and views of the Earth from space.

1979, Rukavishnikov and Ivanov are on the bus.

Astronauts go to the launch pad.

Astronauts climb into the rocket.

The launch of Soyuz-33.

Astronauts during the flight.

Salyut-6 station.

Negotiations with the MCC.

Rukavishnikov tells about the emergency return of Soyuz-33 to Earth.

Astronauts and rescuers at the landing site.

The solemn meeting of Rukavishnikov and Ivanov in Bulgaria, at the cosmonauts airfield, is welcomed by Todor Zhivkov.

People with flowers and flags.

Rukavishnikov, shooting of different years (scientific work, research, on a walk).


Rukavishnikov N.N. -- Soviet cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Shatalov V.A. -- Soviet cosmonaut, aviation Lieutenant General, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Honored Master of Sports of the USSR. Eliseev A.S. -- pilot-cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Filipchenko A.V. -- pilot-cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union. Ivanov (Kakalov) G.I. -- the first Bulgarian cosmonaut, Candidate of Physical Sciences, Hero of the NSB, Hero of the Soviet Union. Zhivkov T.H. -- General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Bulgaria, Chairman of the State Council of the National Security Council, Hero of Bulgaria, Hero of Socialist Labor of Bulgaria, Hero of the Soviet Union.

Calendar: 1960s 1970s 1980 1988

Locations: Moscow [820] Kazakhstan [114] Bulgaria [34]

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