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Leonid Ivanovich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  31.08.1945
Birthplace:  Aleksandriya / Kirovograd Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  27.04.1970
Selection group:  TsPK-5
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 13.06.1987

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 35 / Soyuz 37  Commander  09.04. - 11.10.1980 184d 20h 11m 
2  Soyuz 40  Commander  14.05. - 22.05.1981 7d 20h 42m 
3  Soyuz T-7 / Soyuz T-5  Commander  19.08. - 27.08.1982 7d 21h 52m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  200d 14h 45m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 22  Commander
2  Soyuz 32  Commander
3  Soyuz T-13  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Higher Air Force School Chernigov, with a degree in electrical engineering, 1968; graduated from Gagarin Military Academy, Monino, 1976; graduated from Military General Staff Academy, Moscow, 1989; pilot and Major General, Soviet Air Force Res.; was selected as cosmonaut on 27.04.1970 (TsPK-5); was assigned as double commander for e.g. Soyuz 22 and Soyuz 32; later he worked in the General Staff of Air Forces within the Ministry of Defense; hobbies: Camping, fishing; resigned from active duty in 1995.

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