Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Viktor Mikhailovich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  31.12.1948
Birthplace:  Bryansk / Bryansk Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  02.09.1985
Selection group:  GKNII-2 / TsPK-9
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 17.04.2006

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-11 / MIR-8  Commander  02.12.1990 - 26.05.1991 175d 01h 50m 
2  Soyuz TM-18 / MIR-15  Commander  08.01.1994 - 09.07.1994 182d 00h 27m 
3  Soyuz TM-29 / MIR-27  Commander  20.02.1999 - 28.08.1999 188d 20h 17m 
4  Soyuz TM-33 / Soyuz TM-32  Commander  21.10.2001 - 31.10.2001 9d 19h 59m 
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6        
7        
Total  555d 18h 33m 
 

Double assignments

No. Mission Position
1  Soyuz TM-10  Commander
2  Soyuz TM-17  Commander
3  Soyuz TM-27  Commander
4  Soyuz TM-32  Commander

Additional information

Colonel, Russian Air Force; Graduated from Kachynskoye Military Pilot School in 1970 and the Ordzhonikidze Aviation Institute, Moscow, in 1980; test pilot; was selected on 02.09.1985 from GKNII-2 for Buran-flights; 1988 TsPK-9; OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 11/85 - 12/87; hobbies: car driving, football, collecting of badges and pins; retired from the active military service and from the cosmonaut corps due of his age.

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