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Boris Borisovich Yegorov (Russian: Борис Борисович Егоров; November 26 1937 Moscow – September 12 1994 Moscow) was a Soviet physician-cosmonaut who became the first physician to make a space flight.Yegorov came from a medical background with his father a prominent heart surgeon and his mother an ophthalmologist. He also selected medicine as a career and graduated from the First Moscow Medical Institute in 1961.


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