Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Pavel Ivanovich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  26.06.1925
Birthplace:  Chelistshevo / Vologda Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  28.04.1960
Selection group:  TsPK-1
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Deceased 10.01.1970
Date of death:  10.01.1970
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian SFSR

Spaceflights

No. Mission Position Time Duration
1  Voskhod 2  Commander  18.03. - 19.03.1965 1d 02h 02m 
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Total  1d 02h 02m 
           

Additional information

Graduated from Air Force Academy, Sarapul, 1944 and from the Military Fighter Pilot School, Yeis, 1945; Pilot in the Soviet Navy; was selected as cosmonaut on 28.04.1960 (TsPK-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 4/60 - 03.04.1961; from 1966 to 1967 he was head of the Almaz cosmonaut training group; died of pneumonia after stomach operation in the following of pancreatitis.

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