Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Aleksandr Yakovlevich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.11.1942
Birthplace:  Novaya Mayachka / Kherson Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  23.10.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 30.04.1969
Date of death:  13.04.2002
Place of death:  Mytishchi / Russian Federation

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Additional information

Colonel and pilot Soviet Air Force; graduated from Bauman Highschool, Moscow with an engineering diploma, 1973; graduated from Moscow University, 1990; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.10.1965 (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; retired from active duty of medical reasons; later he worked at Yuri Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center; died after an heart attack on a railway station.

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Last update on July 06, 2009.