Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Vladimir Aleksandrovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  08.12.1927
Birthplace:  Petropavlovsk / North-Kazakhstan Oblast / Kazakh SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  08.01.1963
Selection group:  TsPK-2
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 25.06.1971

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 4  Commander  14.01. - 17.01.1969 2d 23h 20m 
2  Soyuz 8  Commander  13.10. - 18.10.1969 4d 22h 50m 
3  Soyuz 10  Commander  22.04. - 24.04.1971 1d 23h 45m 
4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  9d 21h 55m 
       

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 3  Commander
2  Soyuz 6  Commander
3  Soyuz 7  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Kachinsk Military Pilot School, 1949; graduated from Monino Military Academy, 1956; candidate of technical sciences degree, 1972; Major General and pilot, Soviet Air Forces, Reserve; was selected as cosmonaut on 08.01.1963 (TsPK-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/63 - 21.01.1965; was assigned for Voskhod 3; double cosmonaut for several Soyuz flights; later Director Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center; was discharged from this duty in September 1991; retired from active military duty 1992.

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