|Birthplace:||Pavlowski Possad / Moscow Oblast / Russian SFSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Vostok 5||Pilot Cosmonaut||14.06. - 19.06.1963||4d 23h 07m|
|2||Soyuz 22||Commander||15.09. - 23.09.1976||7d 21h 52m|
|3||Soyuz 31 / Soyuz 29||Commander||26.08. - 03.09.1978||7d 20h 49m|
|Total||20d 17h 48m|
|1||Vostok 3||Pilot Cosmonaut|
Received a diploma in engineering from the Shukovsky Military Academy, Monino, 1968; doctorate degree, 1973; Colonel, Soviet Air Force, Ret.; was selected as cosmonaut on 07.03.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/60 - 18.01.1961; was assigned for Soyuz 2; member cosmonaut group for the Soviet Luna Landing Program; he currently workes in Star City; hobbies: Politics, sports; first son, who was married with a daughter of Valeri Rozhdestvensky, died in 1986 in an aviation accident; he worked as leading test engineer within the TsPK until 1988; from 1988 to 1990 he was Director House of Soviet Sciences and Culture, Berlin; since 1990 he is a pensioneer.
Last update on July 05, 2009.