Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Leonid Denisovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  05.08.1941
Birthplace:  Krasny Liman / Donezk Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.10.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 13.06.1987
Date of death:  14.06.2010
Place of death:  ?

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz T-3  Commander  27.11. - 10.12.1980 12d 19h 07m 
2  Soyuz T-10 / Soyuz T-11  Commander  08.02. - 02.10.1984 236d 22h 49m 
3  Soyuz T-15 / MIR-1  Commander  13.03. - 16.07.1986 125d 00h 00m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  374d 17h 56m 
           

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz T-2  Commander
2  Soyuz T-6  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Higher Air Force School, 1975; General Colonel, Soviet Air Force, Res.; test pilot and parachutist; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.10.1965 (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; was assigned as double for several Soyuz T flights; later Deputy Director Satellite Control Center of Russian Ministry of Defence; since May 1995 Director Military Engineering Academy of Aeronautics and Astronautics in St. Petersburg; since 2001 retired.

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Last update on June 15, 2010.