Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Aleksandr Sergeyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  28.09.1940
Birthplace:  Ivanteyevka / Moscow Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  27.03.1973
Selection group:  TsKBEM-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 03.11.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 29 / Soyuz 31  Flight Engineer  15.06. - 02.11.1978 139d 14h 47m 
2  Soyuz T-6  Flight Engineer  24.06. - 02.07.1982 7d 21h 50m 
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Total  147d 12h 37m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 16  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz 25  Flight Engineer
3  Soyuz 26  Flight Engineer
4  Soyuz 27  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Graduated form MAI, 1964; engineer; was selected as cosmonaut on 27.03.1973 by GMVK (TsKBEM-3); was assigned as double for several Soyuz flights; worked at NPO Energiya; later training for a Buran flight; since 1993 he served as deputy director of 29th departmant within the main constructions bureau in the RKKE; recreational interests include: Traveling, skiing, tennis, playing the guitar.

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