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Pavel Romanovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  05.10.1930
Birthplace:  Usin / Kiev Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  07.03.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 26.01.1982
Date of death:  29.09.2009
Place of death:  Gurzuv / Krim

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Vostok 4  Pilot Cosmonaut  12.08. - 15.08.1962 2d 22h 57m 
2  Soyuz 14  Commander  03.07. - 19.07.1974 15d 17h 30m 
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Total  18d 16h 27m 
           

Additional information

Graduated from Military Pilot School, Grozny, 1954; graduated from Air Force Academy, Monino, 1968; Major General, Ret., and pilot, Soviet Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut on 07.03.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/60 - 18.01.1961; later Director of AIUS Agroresurs, Moscow; died of brain bleeding.

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Last update on September 30, 2009.