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




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.