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Ex-cosmonaut returning to orbit a la John Glenn

...this week for the last time, an ex-cosmonaut who lost 55 pounds to fit into a spacesuit...scheduled to blast off Tuesday. His wife, cosmonaut Elena Kondakova, lived on Mir for nearly...tells it, a seat was reserved for a cosmonaut chosen by the Russian Space Agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/06/01/tec_229995.shtml
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First ex-astronaut, then schoolteacher, now ex-cosmonaut

...had been waiting for 12 years. Now a 58-year-old ex-cosmonaut will be rocketing into orbit aboard a space shuttle after...director of Russia's Mir-shuttle program. During his cosmonaut days, he rocketed away three times and spent one year in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/22/tec_221059.shtml
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Cosmonaut offers glimpse of mission

A Russian cosmonaut who spent nearly a year on Mir gave Augustans a glimpse inside the space station Monday -- and even joked about the persistent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/01/26/tec_251390.shtml
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Cosmonaut films milk ad on Mir

...of milk; one giant leap for TV commercials. When he wasn't scrambling to fix his accident-prone space station, Mir cosmonaut Vasily Tsibliyev was busy making a television commercial for an Israeli brand of long-life milk. The commercial - broadcast...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/21/ent_213298.shtml
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Astronaut, cosmonaut take flawless spacewalk

SPACE CENTER, Houston - An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut drifted out of space shuttle Atlantis early Monday, making a successful climb up the international space station that was more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/09/12/tec_295770.shtml
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Cosmonaut weds earthbound bride

...240 miles above terra firma. Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko didn't let the fact...continued their courtship via telephone. The cosmonaut proposed in December. Because Malenchenko...Vladimir Mikhailov, reportedly said a "cosmonaut mustn't behave like a movie star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/11/biz_383768.shtml
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NASA weighs whether to allow cosmonaut to hit golf ball

...it's a far cry from Augusta National, but the international space station could be turned into a driving range this summer. Cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov, who took over command of the space station last week, hopes to hit a gold-plated golf ball during an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/12/liv_77177.shtml
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Battle of the sexes goes into orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Lucky for cosmonaut Elena Kondakova her upcoming trip to...months - six too many if you ask her cosmonaut husband. He says women, the missus...Yuri Glazkov, deputy commander of the cosmonaut training center, said just before NASA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/12/tec_208209.shtml
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Battle of the sexes goes into orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Lucky for cosmonaut Elena Kondakova her upcoming trip to...months - six too many if you ask her cosmonaut husband. He says women, the missus...Yuri Glazkov, deputy commander of the cosmonaut training center, said just before NASA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/11/tec_208148.shtml
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Mir: The movie

...actors into space to film the tale of a cosmonaut's stubborn refusal to follow orders...also abandoning the Mir. But a renegade cosmonaut refuses to leave, saying he would orbit...an actor cast to play the renegade cosmonaut, is under going 900 hours of training...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/28/tec_264613.shtml
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