|Birthplace:||Moscow / Russian SFSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Soyuz T-9||Flight Engineer||27.06. - 23.11.1983||149d 10h 46m|
|2||Soyuz TM-3 / Mir-2||Flight Engineer||22.07. - 30.12.1987||160d 07h 16m|
|Total||309d 18h 02m|
|1||Soyuz T-8||Flight Engineer|
|2||Soyuz T-13||Flight Engineer|
|3||Soyuz T-15||Flight Engineer|
Graduated from Moscow Bauman-Highschool, 1969, with a doctorate degree; specialized on spacecraft steering systems; was selected as cosmonaut on 01.12.1978 from NPOE-4; was assigned as double for several Soyuz flights; from 1993 to 1996 Chief of NPOE Cosmonaut group; 1996 - 2006 Chief flight test directorate of RKKE; currently adiviser to the RKKE president.
Last update on December 22, 2009.