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Aksenov Vladimir

( Astronaut Russia)

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Astronaut Russia. Born February 1, 1935 in the village Giblitsy Kasimov district of Ryazan Region. Early years occurred in the period of the Great Patriotic War 1941 - 1945 period. He led them in their elderly parents mother: Ivan Prokofievich and Vera Feodorovna Aksenov - Teachers of Russian Language and Literature. It was they who instilled a love for literature Volodya, music. After the war he lived in the village Giblitsy, where his mother worked as a bookkeeper rural cooperation. In 1949 he graduated in the village of seven classes and enrolled in the industrial college in Kasimov. But soon died and the boy's mother took to her sister, mother, Zinaida Ivanovna Semakin, worked as a teacher in the suburban city of Kaliningrad (now Korolev). In 1953 he graduated from Mytishinskiy Engineering College and Komsomol went to school Kremenchutskyi initial training of pilots. In 1955 he graduated from school and became a cadet Chuguevsky Military Aviation School, but the following year proved to be discharged. In 1957 he went to work in OKB-1 to Sergei Pavlovich Korolev.

Directly involved in the creation of spacecraft, beginning with the first artificial Earth satellite. In 1963 he graduated from the All-Union Correspondence Polytechnic Institute, defended the diploma in OKB-1. In 1964 he became one of the first employees created in the OKB-1 on the initiative of SP Korolev Flight Test Division, who led the famous test pilot Sergei ANOKHIN. The department head Aksenov flight testing laboratory established at the TU-104. The aircraft-simulator he had made 250 flights, 1200 was just under a temporary weightlessness. In 1973 he enlisted in the detachment of Soviet cosmonauts (1973 a group of civilian experts? 9). It has been a full course of general space training and preparing to fly to the ship type "Soyuz". The first space flight made from 15 to 23 September 1976, together with Valery Fedorovich Bykovskii as flight engineer of Soyuz-22 ". Length of stay in space was 7 days 21 hours 52 minutes 17 seconds. His second space flight made from 5 to 9 June 1980, together with Yuri Vasilyevich Malyshev in as a flight engineer of Soyuz T-2 ". During the flight tests were conducted on-board equipment of a new transport spacecraft. Was carried out docking with the orbital complex "Salyut-6" - "Soyuz-36", on board which worked Leonid Popov and Valery Ryumin. Length of stay in space was 3 days 22 hours 19 minutes 30 seconds.

Over 2 flights flown in space 11 days 20 hours 11 minutes 47 seconds. After the second flight continued to work at the Cosmonaut Training Center named after Yury Gagarin, took part in the training of crews for new space missions. In 1988 he resigned from the cosmonaut corps and became director of the State Research Center for the Study of Natural Resources. Since 1990 - the general director of "Planet". In 1983 - 1992 years was a deputy chairman of the Soviet Peace Fund. PhD (1981). Twice Hero of the Soviet Union (Decrees of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of 28 September 1976 and June 16, 1980). He was awarded two Orders of Lenin and medals. He was awarded the gold medal "For merits in development of science and humankind" (Czechoslovakia). Honorary citizen of the city of Ryazan, Gagarin, Kasimov (Russia).


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