Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Georgi Petrovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  31.08.1926
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  28.05.1964
Selection group:  Voskhod-1 / AN-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1972

Spaceflights

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Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Voskhod 1  Scientist Cosmonaut

Additional information

Candidate of technical sciences degree from Bauman Higher Technical School, Moscow, 1953; doctorate degree of technical sciences 1962; engineer; was selected as cosmonaut on 28.05.1964 and later Chief of AN cosmonaut group; was assigned as double for Voskhod 1; was involved in the development of Lunokhod, the Soviet Moon Rover; since 1984 Professor at Moscow Institute of Radio technics; he is also a member of the Academy of Sciences and of the Academy of Cosmonautics.

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