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|Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov|
Vladimir Kovalyonok and Aleksandr Ivanchenkov on the 1978 Soviet stamp "110 days in space"
|Born||28 September 1940(age 82)|
|Place of birth||Ivanteyevka, USSR|
Hero of the Soviet Union (2)|
Order of Lenin (2)
Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Иванче́нков; born 28 September 1940 ) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 29 and Soyuz T-6, he spent 147 days, 12 hours and 37 minutes in space.
Ivanchenkov is married with one child. He was selected as a cosmonaut on 27 March 1973. He retired on 3 November 1993.
Honours and awards
- Twice Hero of the Soviet Union;
- Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR;
- Two Orders of Lenin;
- Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" (Russian Federation);
- Hero of the German Democratic Republic;
- Order of Karl Marx;
- Commander of the Legion of Honour (France);
- Cross of Grunwald 3rd class.
- The official website of the city administration Baikonur - Honorary citizens of Baikonur
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