Biographies of International Astronauts

Aleksandrov

Aleksandr Panayatov "Sasha"

Bulgaria

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Personal data

Birthdate:  01.12.1951
Birthplace:  Omurtag
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  01.03.1978
Selection group:  Interkosmos-2 / Bulgaria
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 17.06.1988

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-5 / Soyuz TM-4  Research Cosmonaut  07.06. - 17.06.1988 9d 20h 10m 
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Total  9d 20h 10m 
           

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz 33  Research Cosmonaut

Additional information

Graduated from Air Force Academy, 1974; candidate of technical sciences degree, 1983; Lieutenant Colonel; Deputy Director, Institute of Space Research; Academy of Science, Bulgaria; was selected as double for Soyuz 33; currently he works as a research scientist.

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