|Birthplace:||Leningrad / Russian SFSR|
|Selection group:||Korolyov-Group / Mishin-Group / TsKBEM-1 / AN-3|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|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|
|Total||134d 20h 32m|
|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|
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.
Last update on July 06, 2009.