Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Laveykin

Aleksandr Laveykin

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Aleksandr Ivanovich

USSR

USSR

Personal data

Birthdate:  21.04.1951
Birthplace:  Moscow / Russian SFSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  01.12.1978
Selection group:  NPOE-4
Job:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Ret. 28.03.1994

Spaceflights

No. Mission Job Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-2 / MIR-2  Flight Engineer  05.02. - 30.07.1987 174d 03h 25m 
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Total  174d 03h 25m 
           

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Additional information

Graduated from Moscow Bauman Higher Technical School, 1974; worked as designer with NPOE; specialized on statics of rockets; was selected as cosmonaut on 01.12.1978 (NPOE-4); Deputy Commander Cosmonaut Group NPOE, 1989 - 1994; retired of physical reasons (to much weight for using the Orlan-spacesuit) hobbies: Flying, playing guitar; retired from NPOE in April 1994; since 2007 deputy director of the memorial museum of cosmonautics.

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