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Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov
Time in space
|11d 20h 11m|
|Selection||Civilian Specialist Group 5|
|Missions||Soyuz 22, Soyuz T-2|
Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov (Влади́мир Ви́кторович Аксёнов) (born in Giblitsy, Kasimovsky District, Ryazan Oblast, Russian SFSR, on 1 February 1935) is a former Soviet cosmonaut, married with two children. 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.
He is currently director of the institute for research of Russian mineral resources.
Honours and awards
- "Gold Star" Hero of the Soviet Union, twice (1976, 1980)
- Two Orders of Lenin (1976, 1980)
- Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" (12 April 2011) - for the great achievements in the field of research, development and utilization of outer space, many years of diligent work, public activities
- Medal "Veteran of Labour"
- Gold medal "For services to science and humanity" (Czechoslovakia)
- Order of Karl Marx (East Germany, 13 October 1976)
- Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR
- Honoured Master of Sports
- Honorary Citizen of Ryazan
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