|Birthplace:||Berezkiny / Kirov Oblast / Russian SFSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Soyuz T-4||Flight Engineer||12.03. - 26.05.1981||74d 17h 37m|
|2||Soyuz T-13 / Soyuz T-14||Flight Engineer||06.06. - 21.11.1985||168d 03h 51m|
|3||Soyuz TM-5 / Soyuz TM-4||Flight Engineer||07.06. - 17.06.1988||9d 20h 10m|
|Total||252d 17h 38m|
|1||Soyuz T-3||Flight Engineer|
|2||Soyuz T-7||Flight Engineer|
|3||Soyuz T-8||Research Cosmonaut|
|4||Soyuz T-10||Flight Engineer|
|5||Soyuz T-12||Research Cosmonaut|
|6||Soyuz TM-3||Flight Engineer|
Graduated from Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography, 1969; candidate of technical sciences degree, 1985; doctorate of technical sciences degree, 1990; engineer; was selected as cosmonaut on 01.12.1978 (NPOE-4); until his retirement in May 2007 Rector Moscow State University of Geodesy and Carthography and Institute of Aerophotogrammetry; became correspondent member of Russian Academy of Science in 2006; hobbies: Tennis, swimming.
Last update on December 23, 2009.