Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Moskalenko

Nikolai Tikhonovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  01.01.1949
Birthplace:  Goragorsky / Checheno-Ingush ASSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.08.1976
Selection group:  TsPK-6
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 30.06.1986
Date of death:  25.11.2004
Place of death:  Lipetsk / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Graduated from Military Fighter Pilot School in Yeisk, 1970; Lieutenant Colonel, pilot and test pilot, Soviet Air Force Res.; was selected as cosmonaut on 01.12.1978 (TsPK-6); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 23.08.1976 - 30.01.1979; later he served again as pilot in the Air Force; on 05.02.1990 he was involved in an air-collision and was demoted; died after long illness.

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