|Birthplace:||Borovichi / Novgorod Oblast / Russian SFSR|
|Position:||Test Cosmonaut (TC)|
|Date of death:||12.05.2010|
|Place of death:||Moscow / Russian Federation|
Graduated from Military Pilot School, Bataisk, 1952, graduated from Air Force Military Academy, Monino, 1955; Colonel and pilot, Soviet Air Forces, Res.; was selected as cosmonaut on 08.01.1963 (TsPK-2); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 1/63 - 21.01.1965; he was assigned for Soyuz 13, but he and his crewmate flight engineer Valeri Yazdovsky had personal differences (prime crew was then grounded); retired on 28.06.1974 because of political differences; he worked at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre; retired from active military duty, 1986.
Last update on March 02, 2020.