Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Puchkov

Aleksandr Sergeyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  15.10.1948
Birthplace:  Medyn / Kaluga Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  11.05.1990
Selection group:  GKNII-4
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 30.09.1996

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Colonel, Russian Air Force Res.; graduated from Kachinsk Higher Air Force School and from Akhtubinsk Soviet Test Pilot School, 1970 and 1977 respectively; graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute, 1981; was selected as cosmonaut for Buran flights on 11.05.1990 (GKNII-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/89 - 4/91; retired from active duty 1997; since then managing director of military construction bureau MAPO.

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