Valentin Lebedev biography

Valentin Lebedev

Astronaut

1942 –

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Who is Valentin Lebedev?

Valentin Vitaljevich Lebedev was a Soviet cosmonaut who made two flights into space. His stay aboard the Space Station Salyut 7 with Anatoly Berezovoy in 1982, which lasted 211 days, was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.

Since 1989 Lebedev has dedicated himself to scientific work. In 1991 he started the Scientific Geoinformation Center of the Russian Academy of Science. He continues as that Center's Director through the present day.

Valentin Lebedev is a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor, and Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation.

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Born
Apr 14, 1942
Moscow
Nationality
  • Soviet Union
Profession
Education
  • Moscow Aviation Institute

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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