Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Yevgeni Vasiliyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  10.09.1933
Birthplace:  Prudy / Tula Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  09.03.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 25.12.1980
Date of death:  19.05.2000
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 5 / Soyuz 4  Research Engineer  15.01. - 17.01.1969 1d 23h 45m 
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Total  1d 23h 45m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Voskhod 2  Second Pilot
2  Soyuz 38  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Air Force Military Engineering Academy, Monino, 1968; received a candidate of technical sciences degree, 1971; later doctor of technical sciences degree; Colonel, Soviet Air Force, Ret.; was selected as cosmonaut on 09.03.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/60 - 03.04.1961; was assigned as double for Soyuz 38; later Chief State Committee for foreign economy relationships; resigned from active duty 1989 and worked then as an engineer in the transport industry and became later managing director of several companies; died of a heart attack.

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