Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Yakovlev

Oleg Anatoliyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  31.12.1940
Birthplace:  Leningrad / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  three
Selection date:  23.10.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 22.05.1973
Date of death:  02.05.1990
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian SFSR

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Graduated from Chernigov and Chuguyev Higher Military Pilot School and from Gagarin Air Force Academy, Monino, 1976; Candidate of technical sciences degree, 1982; pilot and Colonel, Soviet Air Force; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.10.1965 (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; retired of medical reasons; later was employed as a scientist at a research institute of Ministry of Defense; died after a heart attack during a tennis match.

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Last update on July 06, 2009.