Georgy Dobrovolsky’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 1, 1928

Death Date

Jun 30, 1971

Age of Death

43 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Astronaut

The astronaut Georgy Dobrovolsky died at the age of 43. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Part of the second Soviet crew to die during a space flight when his crew suffocated upon reentry.

He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Soviet Air Force.

He was posthumously awarded the Order of Lenin and Hero of the Soviet Union.

He was married with two children.

He died during a space flight, as did Judith Resnik when the Challenger exploded.