Aleksandr Ivanchenkov

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Иванче́нков; born 28 September 1940 ) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 29 and Soyuz T-6, he spent 147 days, 12 hours and 37 minutes in space.

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov
Kovalenok and Ivanchenkov.jpg
Vladimir Kovalyonok and Aleksandr Ivanchenkov on the 1978 Soviet stamp "140 days in space"
Born (1940-09-28) 28 September 1940 (age 79)
NationalitySoviet / Russian
OccupationEngineer
AwardsHero of the Soviet Union (2)
Order of Lenin (2)
Space career
Cosmonaut
Time in space
147d 12h 37m
SelectionCivilian Specialist Group 5
Total EVAs
1
Total EVA time
2 hours 5 minutes
MissionsSoyuz 29/Soyuz 31, Soyuz T-6

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Ivanchenkov is married with one child. He was selected as a cosmonaut on 27 March 1973. He retired on 3 November 1993.

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