Aleksei Yeliseyev

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Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev
Soyuz-8 Yeliseyev.jpg
Cosmonaut
Nationality Soviet
Born (1934-07-13) July 13, 1934 (age 80)
Zhizdra, Russia
Other occupation
Engineer
Time in space
8d 22h 20m
Selection Civilian Specialist Group 2
Total EVAs
1
Total EVA time
37 minutes
Missions Soyuz 5, Soyuz 4, Soyuz 8, Soyuz 10
Mission insignia
Soyuz-5-patch.pngSoyuz-8-patch.png

Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev (Russian: Алексей Станиславович Елисеев; born July 13, 1934 in Zhizdra) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 5, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10.

A graduate of the Bauman Higher Technical School (1957) and postgraduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (1962). Yeliseyev worked as an engineer in Sergey Korolev's design bureau before being selected for cosmonaut training.[1]

Following his retirement from the space programme in 1985, he took up at an administrative position at the Bauman school for several years before retiring fully.

His awards include:

Foreign awards:

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