|Birthplace:||Shorshely / Chuvash ASSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|Date of death:||03.07.2004|
|Place of death:||Cheboksary / Chuvash|
|1||Vostok 3||Pilot Cosmonaut||11.08. - 15.08.1962||3d 22h 22m|
|2||Soyuz 9||Commander||01.06. - 19.06.1970||17d 16h 58m|
|Total||21d 15h 20m|
|1||Vostok 2||Pilot Cosmonaut|
Graduated from Higher Air Force School, Chernikhov, 1952 and Frunse, 1954; graduated from Zhukovsky Military Air Engineering Academy, 1968; from 1944 to 1950 he worked as a forrest worker; Major General and pilot, Soviet Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut on 07.03.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/60 - 18.01.1961; 1963 - 1982 married to former cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova; later First Deputy Director Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (TsPK), since 1992 he retired from active duties.
Last update on July 05, 2009.