On the death of associate professor of the Department of Aviation and Space Medicine of the Military Medical Academy named after S.M.

Kirov Ivan Kolosov in a commentary to RIA Novosti said the historian of Russian astronautics Alexander Zheleznyakov.

“Farewell will take place on October 15 at the Funeral Hall of the St. Petersburg Crematorium,” the source said.

In the period from 1960 to 1976, Kolosov served at the Cosmonaut Training Center as an assistant to the leading physician, leading physician and head of the Space Flight Training Laboratory.

He took part in the selection of the first group of cosmonauts, including Yuri Gagarin, as well as in their preparation and medical support for the first space flights.

In June 2021, the Soviet and Russian announcer Viktor Balashov died, who was the first to inform the citizens of the USSR about Yuri Gagarin's flight into space.

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