Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts
Graduated from Higher Air Force School in
Orenburg, 1960; Candidate of Technical Sciences degree, 1975; doctorate degree
of technical sciences, 1985; designer of aircraft construction; was selected as
cosmonaut on 22.03.1972 (TsKBEM
); was assigned for a Buran mission; later Director
Institute of Geo-sciences within the Academy of Sciences; currently retired.
Last update on April 14, 2012.