|Birthplace:||Sretensk / Chita Oblast / Russian SFSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|1||Soyuz T-8||Commander||20.04.1983 - 22.04.1983||2d 00h 17m|
|2||Soyuz TM-4 / MIR-3 / Soyuz TM-6||Commander||21.12.1987 - 21.12.1988||365d 22h 38m|
|3||STS-63||MSP||03.02.1995 - 11.02.1995||8d 06h 28m|
|4||STS-86||MSP||26.09.1997 - 06.10.1997||10d 19h 22m|
|Total||387d 00h 45m|
Graduated from Higher Air Force College in Chernigov, 1970; graduated from Test Pilot School in Akhtubinsk, 1977; graduated from Gagarin Air Force Academy, 1987; Colonel, Russian Air Force, Ret.; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.08.1976 (TsPK-6); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 23.08.1976 - 30.01.1979; was a crewmember of aborted mission Soyuz T-10A; hobbies: Tennis, hunting, spending time with his family; later he worked at GKNPTs Khrunichev; in 1999 he turned over to private industries to become Director, Space and Communications; Boeing Company, Moscow.
Last update on December 23, 2009.