Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Anatoli Petrovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  03.01.1932
Birthplace:  Satka / Chelyabinsk Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  08.01.1963
Selection group:  TsPK-2
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 15.09.1975
Date of death:  16.01.2006
Place of death:  Zvyozdny Gorodok / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 5  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Air Force Academy, Monino, 1961; Colonel and test pilot Soviet Air Force Reserve; was selected as cosmonaut on 08.01.1963 (TsPK-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/63 - 21.01.1965; retired of medical reasons in July 1975 (heart problems); later he worked at General staff of Soviet Air Force; since 1987 he is a pensioneer.

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Last update on July 05, 2009.