Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Zhanna Dmitriyevna

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  06.05.1939
Birthplace:  Soltsy / Novgorod Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  03.04.1962
Selection group:  VVS Women
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 01.10.1969

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Additional information

Major, Russian Air Force, Res.; graduated from Pedagogic Institute, Ryasan, 1961; graduated from Zhukovsky Military Engineering Acdemy, Monino, 1969; Teacher (English) in Palkovo and parachutist; was selected in March 1962 by the Air Force as cosmonaut (Vostok); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 4/62 - 29.11.1962; was assigned as double for Voskhod 5; later she worked at Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center; retired from active military duty, 1989; since her marriage she has the family name: Sergeychik.

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