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Летчик-космонавт Георгий Гречко госпитализирован в Москве Pilot-cosmonaut Georgy Grechko hospitalized in Moscow. The reasons are not specified. Write about this news.

Currently, the state Grechko is estimated as stable, he was transferred from intensive care to a regular ward. It is noted that 85-year-old astronaut was in the hospital two days ago, he underwent a course of intensive therapy.

Georgy Grechko (born may 25 1931 in Leningrad) — Soviet cosmonaut, twice Hero of the Soviet Union, pilot-cosmonaut of the USSR (1975). He made three space flights, which duration was 134 days. The first flight lasted from 11 January to 9 February 1975, when Grechko was as a flight engineer of spacecraft “Soyuz-17”. The next two flights took place in March 1978 and September 1985.