Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Beloborodov

Valeri Mikhailovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  26.10.1939
Birthplace:  Oloviyannaya / Chita Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  07.05.1967
Selection group:  TsPK-4
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 29.08.1969
Date of death:  20.09.2004
Place of death:  Zvyozdny Gorodok / Russian Federation

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Additional information

Major, Russian Air Force, Reserve; graduated from Higher Air Force School, Chernigov, Ukraine, 1963; was selected on 07.05.1967 as cosmonaut (TsPK-4); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 5/67 - 18.08.1969; was withdrawn from training of personal (political?) reasons; was then fighter pilot, aircraft commander in Afghanistan and Deputy Squadron Leader in the 8th Air Division; resigned from Air Force 1987 and worked then as head for carrier machines in a factory; since 1996 he was a pensioneer; died of a heart attack.

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Last update on July 06, 2009.