Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Baberdin

Valeri Vasiliyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  28.10.1948
Birthplace:  Sterlitamak / Bashkir ASSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  19.09.1990
Selection group:  KKSZh
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 07.02.1992
Date of death:  02.10.2003
Place of death:  Poligon / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Graduated from Military-Engineer-Academy, Moscow, 1971; graduated from State University "Mikhail V. Lomonosov" Moscow, Journalism Fakulty, 1980; Colonel Russian Airforce; Journalist, "Krasnaya Zvezda"; was selected on 19.09.1990 by GMVK; OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 01.10.1990 - 31.01.1992; was head editorial staff of science with "Krasnaya Zvezda", since 1998 correspondent for Interfax News Agency.

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