Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Anikeyev

Ivan Nikolayevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  12.02.1933
Birthplace:  Liski / Voronezh Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  
Selection date:  07.03.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 17.04.1963
Date of death:  20.08.1992
Place of death:  Bezhetsk (?) / Tver Oblast / Russian SFSR

Spaceflights

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Additional information

Colonel Res. Soviet Air Defense Forces; selected on 07.03.1960 as cosmonaut TsPK-1; discharged of disciplinary reasons (alcohol problems); later again airforce pilot and navigation officer on ground control for the Soviet Air Force; hobbies: Music, theatre.

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