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PASSINGS: Pavel Popovich, Kevork S. Hovnanian, Osman E. Osmanoglu
PASSINGS: Pavel Popovich, Kevork S. Hovnanian, Osman E. Osmanoglu

Pavel Popovich Former Soviet cosmonaut Pavel Popovich, 79, a former Soviet cosmonaut who was best known for a space first in 1962 -- piloting one of two manned satellites that orbited the Earth at the same time -- died Wednesday of a stroke at a Ukraine sanatorium, said Boris Yesin of the Russian astronaut training center. FOR THE RECORD: Popovich obituary: The obituary of former cosmonaut Pavel Popovich in Thursday's Section A said that he joined the Russian Air Force in 1954. He joined the Soviet Air Force. — The front-page headline in The Times lauded Popovich and his colleague, Andrian Nikolayev, as "Space Twins" after they landed in August 1962. Popovich had...

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