Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Viktor Vasiliyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  03.12.1934
Birthplace:  Ventsy-Zarya / Kray Krasnodar / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  07.03.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 28.08.1982

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 7  Research Engineer  12.10. - 17.10.1969 4d 22h 40m 
2  Soyuz 24  Commander  07.02. - 25.02.1977 17d 17h 25m 
3  Soyuz 37 / Soyuz 36  Commander  23.07. - 31.07.1980 7d 20h 42m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  30d 12h 47m 
       

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Voskhod 2  Commander
2  Soyuz 5  Research Engineer
3  Soyuz 21  Commander
4  Soyuz 23  Commander
5  Soyuz 31  Commander

Additional information

Engineering diploma; Major General, Soviet Air Force Res.; he was selected as cosmonaut on 07.03.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/60 - 03.04.1961; was assigned as double commander for Voskhod 2; from 1982 to 1987 he was Deputy President Commitee of Sports, Soviet Ministry of Defense; later professor at Air Force Engineering Academy, Moscow; since 1993 General Director AA & AL, Moscow.

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