Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

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Sergei Nikolayevich

USSR

Personal data

Birthplace:  31.10.1936
Birthdate:  Zhuravka / Voronezh Oblast / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  widowed
Children:  two
Selection date:  07.05.1967
Selection group:  TsPK-4
Position:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 04.12.1978
Date of death:  05.12.2008
Place of death:  Zvyozdny Gorodok / Russian Federation

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Additional information

Graduated from Air Force Navigation School, 1957; Lieutenant Colonel, Soviet Air Force, Ret.; was selected as cosmonaut on 07.05.1967 (TsPK-4); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 5/67 - 18.08.1969; retired of medical reasons (injured during parachute training); later he worked as an engineer until 1988, when he retired from all work of medical reasons.

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Last update on November 11, 2011.