Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Valeri Abramovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  24.04.1942
Birthplace:  Yangiyul / Tashkent Oblast / Uzbek SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.10.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 09.04.1969

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Graduated from Chernigov Higher Air Force School, 1963; graduated from Gagarin Air Force Military Academy, Monino, 1976; Colonel, Soviet Air Force, Res.; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.10.1965 (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; he was involved in the Soviet Lunar Landing Program; retired of medical reasons; after several military assignments (Belarus, Iraq, Afghanistan) he worked at the operational staff of the Military Academy, St.Petersburg; in 1994 he retired from active duty and became director of a construction company.

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