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Vladimir Vladimirovich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  08.03.1952
Birthplace:  Kharkov / Kharkov Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.08.1976
Selection group:  TsPK-6
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 25.02.1986
Date of death:  19.07.2002
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian Federation

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz T-14  Commander  17.09. - 21.11.1985 64d 21h 52m 
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Total  64d 21h 52m 

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz T-7  Commander
2  Soyuz T-10  Commander
3  Soyuz T-12  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Chuguyev Higher Military Pilot School named after Sergei Grizewez, Kharkov, 1973 and from Gagarin Military Academy, Monino, 1987; Candidate of military sciences degree, 1990; graduated from General Staff Academy 1995; Lieutenant General, Russian Air Forces; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.08.1976 (TsPK-6); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 23.08.1976 - 30.01.1979; retired of medical reasons; later Deputy Faculty Chief, VVA - Gagarin Aviation Academy, Monino; died of cancer.

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