Aleksandr Viktorenko

Aleksandr Stepanovich Viktorenko (Russian: Александр Степанович Викторенко; born 29 March 1947) is a Soviet cosmonaut.

Aleksandr Stepanovich Viktorenko
Born (1947-03-29) March 29, 1947 (age 72)
NationalitySoviet / Russian
OccupationTest Pilot
Space career
Cosmonaut
RankColonel, Russian Air Force
Time in space
489d 01h 33m
Selection1978 Intercosmos Group
MissionsMir EP-1 (Soyuz TM-3 / Soyuz TM-2), Soyuz TM-8, Soyuz TM-14, Soyuz TM-20
Mission insignia
Soyuz TM-3 mission patch.svgSoyuz TM-14 patch.png Soyuz TM-20 patch.png

He was selected as a cosmonaut on March 23, 1978, and retired on May 30, 1997. During his active career he had been Commander of Soyuz TM-3, Soyuz TM-8, Soyuz TM-14 and Soyuz TM-20. He has spent a total of 489 days in space.[1][2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.spacefacts.de/bios/cosmonauts/english/viktorenko_aleksandr.htm Spacefacts
  2. ^ "Биография Александра Викторенко". РИА Новости (in Russian). 29 March 2017. Retrieved 2018-07-08.