Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Vladimir Mikhailovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  16.03.1927
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  07.03.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Deceased. 24.04.1967
Date of death:  24.04.1967
Place of death:  Near Novoorsk / Orenburg Oblast / Russian SFSR

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Voskhod 1  Commander  12.10. - 13.10.1964 1d 00h 17m 
2  Soyuz 1  Commander  23.04. - 24.04.1967 1d 02h 47m 
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Total  2d 03h 04m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Vostok 4  Pilot Cosmonaut

Additional information

Engineer with a diploma; Colonel, Soviet Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut on 07.03.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/60 - 03.04.1961; was assigned as double for Vostok 4; died in the landing of Soyuz 1; in honor of his life and work a lunar crater, the asteroid 1836 and the military pilot school in Yeisk were named after him.

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