Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Irina Bayanovna

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  06.09.1937
Birthplace:  Kireyevsk / Tula Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  13.03.1962
Selection group:  VVS Women
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 01.10.1969

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Vostok 6  Pilot Cosmonaut

Additional information

Colonel, Soviet Air Forces, Ret.; graduated from Sverdlovsk Polytechnical Institute with a degree in mechanical engineering, 1959; parachutist; was selected as cosmonaut by Soviet Air Force on 03.03.1962 (Vostok); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 4/62 - 29.11.1962; then graduated from Shukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy, Monino, 1967; was assigned as double for Vostok 6 and then for Voskhod 5; candidate of psychological sciences degree, 1980; in February 1988 she was a participant of an all female Antarctic expedition.

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