0Soviet-era cosmonaut Vitaly Sevastyanov died in Moscow on Monday. He was 74. Sevastyanov flew on the Soyuz 9 and Soyuz 18 missions in 1970 and 1975 spending a total of 80 days and nights in orbit. Upon retiring from
0active flight status in 1976 Vitaly Sevastyanov spent many years working with the
0 space rocket corporation, authored many scientific inventions and was a longtime host of a space-themed TV show in the 1980s.