The state corporation expressed condolences to the family and friends of the astronaut.

On account of Shatalov three space flights.

In the first of them, in January 1969, he carried out the world's first docking of manned spacecraft in space: Soyuz-4 under his control docked to Soyuz-5.

From 1987 to 1991, he served as the head of the Yu.A.