Gennadi Vasiliyevich Sarafanov
(Геннадий Васильевич Сарафанов; (January 1, 1942 in Sinenkie
– September 29, 2005) was a Soviet cosmonaut
who flew on the Soyuz 15 mission
Sarafanov graduated from the Soviet Air Force academy and held the rank of Colonel.
He only made a single spaceflight before resigning from the space program in 1986 and lecturing in technology.