Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Sorokin

Aleksei Vasiliyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  30.03.1931
Birthplace  Dobroye / Kursk Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  26.05.1964
Selection group:  Voskhod-1
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 12.10.1964
Date of death:  11.01.1976
Place of death:  Zvyozdny Gorodok / Russian SFSR

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
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Double assignments

No. Mission Job
1  Voskhod 1  Doctor Cosmonaut

Additional information

Officer, Soviet Air Force; graduated from State Medical Institute, Kursk, 1957; doctor in the medical department of TsPK; was selected as cosmonaut on 26.05.1964 (Voskhod); later he worked in the field of aerospace medicine; head of several scientifical departments; died after hard illness (blood illness).

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