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Vladimir Kovalyonok

Vladimir Vasilyevich Kovalyonok
Cosmonaut Vladimir Kovalyonok in Vologda
Nationality Soviet / Russian
Born (1942-03-03) 3 March 1942
Beloye, Minsk Oblast,
Byelorussian SSR
Soviet Union
Rank Colonel General, Soviet Air Force
216d 09h 08m
Selection Air Force Group 4
Missions Soyuz 25, Soyuz 29, Soyuz T-4

Vladimir Vasiliyevich Kovalyonok (Belarusian: Уладзі́мір Васі́льевіч Кавалёнак; Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Ковалёнок; born March 3, 1942 in Beloye, Minsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, is a retired Soviet cosmonaut.

He entered the Soviet space programme on July 5, 1967 and was commander of three missions. He retired from the cosmonaut team on June 23, 1984.

From 1990 to 1992 he was a Director of the 30th Central Scientific Research Institute, Ministry of Defence (Russia).


Honours and awards

External links

  • Cosmonaut Biography: Vladimir Kovalyonok
Cosmonauts Vladimir Kovalyonok (left) and Viktor Savinykh (right) on a 1981 stamp of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

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