Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Patsayev

hi res version (445 KB)

more photos

Viktor Ivanovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  19.06.1933
Birthplace:  Aktyubinsk / Aktyubinsk Oblast / Kazakh SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  27.05.1968
Selection group:  TsKBEM-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Deceased 29.06.1971
Date of death:  29.06.1971
Place of death:  Near Karaganda / Karaganda Oblast / Kazakh SSR

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 11  Test Engineer  06.06. - 29.06.1971 23d 18h 21m 
2        
3        
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  23d 18h 21m 
           

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 10  Test Engineer

Additional information

Graduated from Penza Industry Institute, 1955; Engineer at Korolyov designbureau; was involved in the development of Salyut station; was selected as cosmonaut on 27.05.1968 (TsKBEM-1); died in the landing of Soyuz 11, a street in Kaluga and the Asteroid 1791 were named after him.

©      

Last update on June 25, 2011.