Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Valeri Yevgeniyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  16.07.1950
Birthplace:  Tyumen / Tyumen Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  11.05.1990
Selection group:  GKNII-4
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. ??.04.1991

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Graduated from Higher Military Aviation School, Chuguyev, Kharkov Oblast, 1971, Moscow Aviation Institute, 1982, and from Test Pilot School, Akhtubinsk, 1982; Colonel and test pilot, Soviet Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut for Buran flights on 11.05.1990 (GKNII-4); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/89 - 4/91; later test pilot at GKNII in Akhtubinsk.

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