Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Skvortsov

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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  08.06.1942
Birthplace:  Tambov / Tambov Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.05.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 05.01.1968

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Additional information

Graduated from Higher Military Pilot School, Armavir, 1964; Lieutenant Colonel, Russian Air Forces, Res.; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.05.1965 (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; retired of medical reasons; later pilot in Soviet Air Forces and Deputy Commander, 153rd. Squadron, Moscow Military Area; he currently lives in Odessa; father of cosmonaut Aleksandr Skvortsov, Jr.

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Last update on December 23, 2009.