|Birthplace:||Kharkov / Kharkov Oblast / Ukrainian SSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|Date of death:||19.07.2002|
|Place of death:||Moscow / Russian Federation|
|1||Soyuz T-14||Commander||17.09. - 21.11.1985||64d 21h 52m|
|Total||64d 21h 52m|
Graduated from Chuguyev Higher Military Pilot School named after Sergei Grizewez, Kharkov, 1973 and from Gagarin Military Academy, Monino, 1987; Candidate of military sciences degree, 1990; graduated from General Staff Academy 1995; Lieutenant General, Russian Air Forces; was selected as cosmonaut on 23.08.1976 (TsPK-6); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 23.08.1976 - 30.01.1979; retired of medical reasons; later Deputy Faculty Chief, VVA - Gagarin Aviation Academy, Monino; died of cancer.
Last update on December 23, 2009.