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Pavel Romanovich Popovich (October 5, 1930 - September 29, 2009) was a Soviet cosmonaut.
He was the 4th Cosmonaut in space, the 6th person in orbit, and the 8th person in space.

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Cosmonaut Pavel Popovich who piloted the Vostok-4 spacecraft on 12-15th August, 1962, and commanded the Soyuz-14 mission on 3-19th July, 1974, has died in hospital in the Crimean city of Hurzuf, where he had been taken following a stroke.
A Mars-crossing asteroid (8444 Popovich) and an Antarctic mountain range are named after the cosmonaut.

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