Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Pyotr Iliyich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  10.07.1942
Birthplace:  Komarovka / Brest Oblast / Belorussian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  23.10.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 03.03.1982

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 13  Commander  18.12. - 26.12.1973 7d 20h 55m 
2  Soyuz 18  Commander  24.05. - 26.07.1975 62d 23h 20m 
3  Soyuz 30  Commander  27.06. - 05.07.1978 7d 22h 02m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  78d 18h 17m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 12  Commander
2  Soyuz 17  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from the Chernigovskoe High Military Aeronautic School after Leninsky Komsomol in 1964; Doctorate degree of technical sciences, 2000; Colonel General, Soviet Air Force, Ret.; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.10.1965 (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; since Spetember 1991 Chief of Cosmonaut Training Center TsPK; in August 2003 retired due to reach the maximum age for remaining in military service; currently he serves as an advisor for the President of Belarus.

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Last update on December 23, 2009.