Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Yaroslav Kirillovich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  02.06.1932
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  four
Selection date:  27.06.1965
Selection group:  Voskhod-2
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. ??.04.1967
Date of death:  21.05.2003
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian Federation

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Additional information

Graduated from E.N. Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School, Moscow, 1956; Aviation engineer; joined newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda"; was selected in June 1965 as cosmonaut candidate; without official cosmonaut training; his last job was as science commentator for "Komsomolskaya Pravda".

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