Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Aleksei Sergeyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  28.07.1947
Birthplace:  Borodayevka / Stalingrad Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.01.1979
Selection group:  GKNII-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 29.12.1993

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Graduated from Higher Air Force School; test pilot, Soviet Airforce; was selected for Buran flights (GKNII-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/79 - 11/80; flew six testflights with Buran; on 29.12.1993 retired; lost his both legs on 08.10.1996 in a crash landing of an AN-124 in Turin, Italy.

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