About Achievements – The First Georgian in Space

Fyodor Yurchikhin is the first astronaut from Georgia. Born on January 3, 1959, in Batumi, Georgia, he is of Pontian Greek descent. He has flown on three spaceflights, including missions to the International Space Station. Yurchikhin has spent over 370 days in space and has undertaken several spacewalks. His first spaceflight was a 10-day Space Shuttle … Continue reading