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Vladimir Afanasiyevich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  20.07.1941
Birthplace:  Antratsit / Voroshilovgrad Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  07.05.1967
Selection group:  TsPK-4
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 07.09.1994

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 32  Commander  25.02. - 19.08.1979 175d 00h 35m 
2  Soyuz T-9  Commander  27.06. - 23.11.1983 149d 10h 46m 
3  Soyuz TM-6 / Soyuz TM-5  Commander  29.08. - 07.09.1988 8d 20h 26m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  333d 07h 47m 
     

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 29  Commander
2  Soyuz 39  Commander
3  Soyuz T-8  Commander
4  Soyuz TM-5  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Military Highschool of Pilots in Chuguyev, Oblast Kharkov, 1964; Colonel, Soviet Air Force Res.; was selected as cosmonaut on 07.05.1967 (TsPK-4); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 6/67 - 18.08.1969; from 1995 to 1998 Deputy General Director Russian House of publishmentmerchandising; his recreational interests include hockey, since 1998 he is a pensioner.

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