Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Nikolai Alekseyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  10.08.1952
Birthplace:  Povalikha / Altai Kray / 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 Soviet Air Force, Res.; test pilot; graduated from Barnaul Higher Air Force School and from Akhtubinsk Test Pilot School 1974 and 1983 respectively; was selected as cosmonaut on 11.05.1990 (GKNII-4); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/89 - 4/91; chief of flight test-complex NPO Radon in Moscow; 2000 he became testpilot of State Research Institute Sheremetyovo; presently he workes at Akhtubinsk flight test center of GKNII.

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