Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Georgi Mikhailovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  25.05.1931
Birthplace:  Leningrad / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  27.05.1968
Selection group:  Korolyov-Group / Mishin-Group / TsKBEM-1 / AN-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 01.03.1992

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 17  Flight Engineer  10.01.1975 - 09.02.1975 29d 13h 19m 
2  Soyuz 26 / Soyuz 27  Flight Engineer  10.12.1977 - 16.03.1978 96d 10h 00m 
3  Soyuz T-14 / Soyuz T-13  Flight Engineer  17.09.1985 - 26.09.1985 8d 21h 13m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  134d 20h 32m 

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 6  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz 7  Flight Engineer
3  Soyuz 9  Flight Engineer
4  Soyuz 12  Flight Engineer
5  Soyuz T-11  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Doctorate degree in physical-mathematical sciences, Baltic Technical University, St.Petersburg, 1984; honorary doctorate degree from the same University, 2006; engineer; was selected on 27.05.1968 (TsKBEM-1); he was involved in the Soviet Lunar Landing Program; resigned from NPO Energiya 1986 and became chief of a laboratory at the Institute of atmospheric research within the Academy of sciences; since 1992 he worked at the Institute of atmospheric physics in Moscow; currenty retired; hobbies: Skiing, underwater-fishing, car-racing, collecting stamps.

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