Vladimir Aksyonov

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Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov
1980. Союз-Т2. Ю.В. Малышев, В.В. Аксенов.jpg
Yury Malyshev (left) and Vladimir Aksyonov (right) on a 1980 postage stamp
Nationality Soviet
Born (1935-02-01) February 1, 1935 (age 80)
Giblitsy, USSR
Other occupation
Time in space
11d 20h 11m
Selection Civilian Specialist Group 5
Missions Soyuz 22, Soyuz T-2
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union Order of Lenin

Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov (Влади́мир Ви́кторович Аксёнов) (born in Giblitsy, Kasimovsky District, Ryazan Oblast, Russian SFSR on February 1, 1935) is a Soviet cosmonaut, married with two children.[1] He graduated from institute of Engineering with diploma and graduated from Air Force Institute and graduated from polytechnical Institute. He was a candidate technical science.

Selected as cosmonaut on March 3, 1973. Vladimir Aksyonov was awarded the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union on two occasions. Retired on October 17, 1988.

Flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 22 and Soyuz T-2.

He is currently director of the institute for research of mineral resources.

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