19/04/2024
Norwich, GB 7 C
Researching and reporting on the lives of some really interesting people (RIP)

VALERY RYUMIN, aged 82

Initially a rocket engineer he became a cosmonaut, spending a record amount of time in space and being the oldest man in space. He also appeared at the Olympics

VALERI POLYAKOV, aged 80

A qualified doctor he became a cosmonaut and completed two separate journeys into space, where he did medical experiments. He holds the world record for the longest continuous spell in space.