Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Filatiyev

Valentin Ignatiyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  21.01.1930
Birthplace:  Malinovka / Tyumen Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  25.03.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 17.04.1963
Date of death:  15.09.1990
Place of death:  Oryol (?) / Oryol Oblast / Russian SFSR

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Additional information

Graduated from Zhukovsky Air Force Military Engineering Academy, Monino, 1963; Major, Soviet Air Force (Ret.); was selected on 25.03.1960 as cosmonaut (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 4/60 - 1961; discharged of disciplinary reasons (alcoholism incident); later he worked on as a pilot of the Air Force until 1969; from 1970 to 1977 he worked in a state institute in Oryol and then until 1987 in the home resistance; died of lungcancer probably in his residence.

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