|Birthplace:||Koltubanovski / Orenburg Oblast / Russian SFSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Soyuz 26 / Soyuz 27||Commander||10.12.1977 - 16.03.1978||96d 10h 00m|
|2||Soyuz 38||Commander||18.09.1980 - 26.09.1980||7d 20h 43m|
|3||Soyuz TM-2 / MIR-2 / Soyuz TM-3||Commander||05.02.1987 - 29.12.1987||326d 11h 38m|
|Total||430d 18d 21m|
Graduated from Chernigov Higher Air Force School with a pilot-engineer's degree, 1966; graduated from Military Airforce Academy, Monino, 1981; Colonel, Soviet Air Forces; was selected as cosmonaut on 27.04.1970 (TsPK-5); was assigned as double for several Soyuz flights; later Director Soviet Shuttle program; retired 1995 to work for SAO Stilteks; hobbies: Underwater-fishing, building model aircraft, painting, driving; he is the father of cosmonaut Roman Romanenko.
Last update on July 06, 2009.