Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov
|Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov|
|selected on||March 27, 1973|
|Calls:||2 space flights|
|Start of the
first space flight:
|September 15, 1976|
|Landing of the
last space flight:
|June 9, 1980|
|Time in space:||11d 20h 11min 47s|
|retired on||17th October 1988|
The pilot of the Soviet Air Force studied engineering at several universities. Aksjonow graduated from an engineering college, the air force college and the polytechnic institute. Finally, as a candidate in technical sciences at the All-Unions-Institut für Polytechnique, he obtained the academic degree of graduate engineer in 1981 ; on March 27, 1973 Aksjonow was selected as a cosmonaut by the "Central Design Office of Mechanical Engineering - Fili Branch " .
In 1976, he took part in the Soyuz 22 flight as a flight engineer . In 1980 he also flew to the Salyut 6 space station as a flight engineer for the sixth guest team . The Soyuz T-2 served as the feeder spaceship , on which the Soyuz-T was manned for the first time. After his departure, Vladimir Aksjonow became director of an institute for the exploration of mineral resources.
Aksjonow is married and has two children. He was honored as Hero of the Soviet Union on September 28, 1976 and June 16, 1980 .
- Peter Stache: spaceman from A to Z . Military publishing house of the German Democratic Republic, Berlin [East] 1988, ISBN 3-327-00527-3 .
- spacefacts.de: Short biography
- Short biography with picture on peoples.ru (Russian)
- Аксёнов Владимир Викторович , warheroes.ru (Russian)
|SURNAME||Aksjonow, Vladimir Viktorovich|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Аксёнов, Владимир Викторович (Russian)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||soviet cosmonaut|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 1, 1935|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Giblitsy , Ryazan Oblast , Russian SFSR , Soviet Union|