Biographies of Astronaut and Cosmonaut Candidates


Gurgen Ivanyan


Gurgen Abelovich
Гурген Абелович



Personal data

Birthdate:  04.11.1940
Birthplace:  Shinuayr / Armenian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  two
Selection date:  25.02.1971
Position:  Research Cosmonaut (RC)
Status:  Ret. 27.03.1990
Day of death:  03.05.2014
Place of death:  ?

Additional information

In 1962 he finished the geographical department of the Yerevan state university; in 1968 he finished the physics department at the Moscow State University; since 1972 he worked in the department of physics of the atmosphere physics at LGU; 1971 for LGU as "cosmonaut-aspirant" selected, but never confirmed by GMVK; second attempt for KKSZh on 27.03.1990 declined.


Last update on May 10, 2014.

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