Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Vladislav Nikolayevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  23.11.1935
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  27.05.1968
Selection group:  Korolyov-Group / Mishin-Group / TsKBEM-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Deceased 29.06.1971
Date of death:  29.06.1971
Place of death:  Near Karaganda / Karaganda Oblast / Kazakh SSR

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 7  Flight Engineer  12.10. - 17.10.1969 4d 22h 40m 
2  Soyuz 11  Flight Engineer  06.06. - 29.06.1971 23d 18h 21m 
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4        
5        
6        
7        
Total  28d 17h 01m 
         

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 5  Flight Engineer
2  Soyuz 10  Flight Engineer

Additional information

Graduated from Moscow Air Force Institute, 1959; since 1958 aviation engineer at Korolyov Design bureau and was involved in the development of the Vostok and Voskhod spacecrafts; pilot and parachutist; was selected as cosmonaut on 27.05.1968 (TsKBEM-1); died in the landing of Soyuz 11.

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