|Birthplace:||Udomlya / Kalinin Oblast / Russian SFSR|
|Selection group:||Korolyov-Group / Mishin-Group / TsKBEM-1|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|Date of death:||28.05.2003|
|Place of death:||Moscow / Russian Federation|
|1||Soyuz 12||Flight Engineer||27.09. - 29.09.1973||1d 23h 15m|
|2||Soyuz 27 / Soyuz 26||Flight Engineer||10.01. - 16.01.1978||5d 22h 58m|
|3||Soyuz T-3||Flight Engineer||27.11. - 10.12.1980||12d 19h 07m|
|Total||20d 17h 20m|
|1||Soyuz 17||Flight Engineer|
|2||Soyuz T-2||Flight Engineer|
Graduated from Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School, 1980 with a candidate of technical sciences degree; designer; was selected as cosmonaut on 27.05.1968 (TsKBEM-1); he was involved in the development of Vostok and Salyut space stations; was crewmember of the on 05.04.1975 aborted mission Soyuz 18A (together with Vasili Lazarev); hobbies: Chess, hockey, theatre, reading, traveling, since 1986 he worked again for NPOE.
Last update on July 06, 2009.