DOBROVOLSKI SOLAR OBSERVATORY
stated in the following documents are in Universal Time (UT),
Georgi Timofeyevich Dobrovolski (above) was born to Timofei Dobrovolski and Maria Dobrovolskaya on 1st June 1928, at Odessa, the Ukraine, USSR.
Georgi initially wanted a naval career, but was turned down. He then applied to, and was accepted by, the Air Force. He later joined the cosmonaut corps and became a crew member of Soyuz (Union) 11, with Vladislav Volkov and Viktor Patsayev under his command.
After a successful 23-day stay in space, Georgi along with his colleagues, died just before re-entry into the Earths atmosphere on the 30th June 1971.
left a wife, Lyudmila, and two daughters, Marina and
Natasha, then aged 12 and 4.
Monthly reports from January 1994 onwards that are not listed at left, are available as e-mail attachments from either of the above addresses.