Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts
Graduated from the S. Ordzhonikidze Moscow
Aviation Institute, 1979, with a mechanical engineering diploma; engineer at
; was selected as cosmonaut on 25.01.1989
(cosmonaut basic training): 4/89 - 1/91; hobbies:
fishing, skiing, picking mushrooms; retired from the cosmonaut corps to become
change flight control officer in
in Korolyov; in December 2007 elected as member
of the Russian Parliament Duma.
Last update on July 06, 2009.