Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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German Stepanovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  11.09.1935
Birthplace:  Verkhneye Zhilino / Altai Kraj / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  07.03.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 17.06.1970
Date of death:  20.09.2000
Place of death:  Moscow / Moscow (Gorod) / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Vostok 2  Pilot Cosmonaut  06.08. - 07.08.1961 1d 01h 18m 
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Total  1d 01h 18m 
           

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Vostok 1  Pilot Cosmonaut

Additional information

Graduated from Military Pilot School, Novosibirsk, 1957; Colonel General and pilot, Soviet Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut on 07.03.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 3/60 - 18.01.1961; was assigned as double for Yuri Gagarin (Vostok 1); then he graduated from Air Force Engineering Academy, 1968 and from the Kharkov Test Pilot School, 1970; retired from active cosmonaut duty on 17.06.1970; then he graduated in military sciences; Candidate of technical sciences degree, 1980; Director, Startservice, Ministry of Defense; since October 1991 retired; later Narodni Deputat, The State's Duma of the Russian Federation; died of a carbon monoxide poisening.

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