Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Svetlana Yevgeniyena

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.08.1948
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  30.07.1980
Selection group:  MAP
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 27.10.1993

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz T-7 / Soyuz T-5  Research Cosmonaut  19.08. - 27.08.1982 7d 21h 52m 
2  Soyuz T-12  Flight Engineer  17.07. - 29.07.1984 11d 19h 14m 
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Total  19d 17h 06m 

Additional information

Graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute, 1992; candidate of technical sciences degree, 1986, test pilot, parachutist; aeronautical engineer; was selected by GMVK as cosmonaut on 30.07.1980; she was assigned as commander of an all female Soyuz crew, but the mission was cancelled; since 1983 she worked at NPOE; was elected for the Russian parliament (Duma) in 1989 (re-elected in December 2007); hobbies: Needlework, cooking, movies, classical music.

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