Aleksei Yeliseyev

Astronaut

1934 –

84

Who is Aleksei Yeliseyev?

Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev 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 and postgraduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Yeliseyev worked as an engineer in Sergey Korolev's design bureau before being selected for cosmonaut training.

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:

Twice Hero of the Soviet Union

Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR

Four Orders of Lenin

Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" - for the great achievements in the field of research, development and utilization of outer space, many years of diligent work, public activities

Jubilee Medal "In Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary since the Birth of Vladimir Il'ich Lenin"

State Prize of the USSR

Foreign awards:

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Born
Jul 13, 1934
Zhizdra
Also known as
  • Елисеев, Алексей Станиславович
Nationality
  • Soviet Union
  • Russia
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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