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Yuri Aleksandrovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  04.03.1937
Birthplace:  Baintumen / Mongolia
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  ??.09.1965
Selection group:  Voskhod-2
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. ??.??.1966
Date of death:  25.09.2003
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Graduated from Military Medical Academy, Leningrad, 1960; Candidate of medical sciences degree, 1975; Doctor at IMBP; was selected in September 1965 as cosmonaut candidate; 1966 Antarctic expedition for IMBP; 1967 participant of Ra expedition from Thor Heyerdahl; participant of Tigris expedition with Heyerdahl in 1979; 1980 member of the first Soviet expedition to the Mount Everest; later chief of a department at IMBP, Moscow; 1993 he retired from active duty and became director and of TV soap "Travelclub”, in which he also played the role of the doctor.

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