Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Konstantin Petrovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  07.02.1926
Birthplace:  Voronezh / Voronezh Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  11.06.1964
Selection group:  Voskhod-1 / TsKBEM-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 28.10.1987
Date of death:  21.11.2009
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Voskhod 1  Scientist Cosmonaut  12.10. - 13.10.1964 1d 00h 17m 
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Total  1d 00h 17m 
           

Additional information

Graduated from E.N.Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School (MVTU), 1949; engineer; doctorate degree in physics, 1967; professor since 1969; was assigned for Soyuz T-3, but was grounded a few days prior to launch because of medical problems; he was also supposed to fly a long duration mission to Salyut 7 in 1984, serving as a doctor in an "old-age-mission" to keep a close eye on his health, but he was bumped from the flight in 1983 due to a chronic illness that suddenly became acute; he joined NPO Energiya until 1990; then he served as professor at E.N.Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School (MVTU); later retired.

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Last update on November 22, 2009.