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Vyacheslav Dmitriyevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  08.01.1942
Birthplace:  Bor / Gorki Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  23.10.1965
Selection group:  TsPK-3
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 14.05.1987

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz 23  Commander  14.10. - 16.10.1976 2d 00h 06m 
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Total  2d 00h 06m 

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 15  Commander
2  Soyuz 21  Commander
3  Soyuz 35  Commander
4  Soyuz T-4  Commander

Additional information

Graduated from Higher Military Pilot School, Balashov, 1963; graduated from Gagarin Air Force Academy, 1979; Colonel, pilot and parachutist, Soviet Air Force, Res.; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.10.1965 (TsPK-3); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/65 - 12/67; was assigned for a second Soyuz 4/5 mission (later cancelled); later Head, Political Affairs, TsPK; worked as commercial scientist and for the customs management; presently retired from all duties.

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