Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts
|| Krasnokutsk / Kharkov Oblast / Ukrainian
|| Test Cosmonaut (TC)
|| Deceased 06.08.1988
|Date of death:
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|| Moscow / Russian
Captain Soviet Airforce Res.; graduated from
Chernigov Higher Air Force School, 1964; pilot in the Soviet Air Force; later
civil test pilot in for Soviet Air Force Ministry; was selected as cosmonaut on
(cosmonaut basic training): 12/78 - 7/80; test
pilot for the Soviet Shuttle program; was assigned as double for the first
Buran test flight; died on the complications of a brain tumor.
Last update on December 23, 2009.