|Birthplace:||Gotwald / Kharkov Oblast / Ukrainian SSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|Date of death:||03.01.2017|
|Place of death:||Varna / Bulgaria|
|1||Soyuz T-12||Research Cosmonaut||17.07. - 29.07.1984||11d 19h 14m|
|Total||11d 19h 14m|
Colonel, Russia Air Force, Res. and civilian test pilot of LII; graduated from Military Pilot School, Kirovograd, 1956 and from Moscow Aviation Institute with an engineering degree, 1969; was selected as cosmonaut for Buran flights on 12.07.1977 (LII-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 12/78 - 7/80; later again Commander Gromov Flight Research Centre at Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII); after 40 years of working for the LII he retired in February 2002.
Last update on May 23, 2017.