Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Yuri Nikolayevich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.10.1939
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.10.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 26.01.1982
Date of death:  09.12.2008
Place of death:  ?

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 24  Flight Engineer  07.02. - 25.02.1977 17d 17h 25m 
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Total  17d 17h 25m 

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 21  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz 23  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Graduated from Kharkov Military Engineering High School, 1962; received the candidate of technical sciences degree, 1974; doctorate degree of technical sciences, 1991; Major General, Russia Air Force, Ret.; parachutist and engineer; was selected on 23.10.1965 as cosmonaut (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; later Deputy Director of Flight activities within the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center; 1989 Major General; first Deputy Chief of Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center; retired in May 2000, then scientific work within the TsPK.

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