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{{Distinguish2|Bulgarian cosmonaut [[Aleksandar Panayotov Aleksandrov]]}}
 
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| birth_place = Moscow, [[Soviet Union]]
 
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'''Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov''' ({{lang-ru|Александр Павлович Александров}}), born February 20, 1943<ref name=SFbio>{{cite web|url=http://www.spacefacts.de/bios/cosmonauts/english/aleksandrov_aleksandr.htm|title=Cosmonaut Biography: Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov|publisher=spacefacts.de|accessdate=24 November 2010}}</ref>) is a former [[Soviet Union|Soviet]] cosmonaut and twice [[Hero of the Soviet Union]] (November 23, 1983 and December 29, 1987).
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'''Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov''' ({{lang-ru|Александр Павлович Александров}}), born February 20, 1943<ref name=SFbio>{{cite web|url=http://www.spacefacts.de/bios/cosmonauts/english/aleksandrov_aleksandr.htm|title=Cosmonaut Biography: Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov|publisher=spacefacts.de|accessdate=24 November 2010}}</ref>) is a former [[Soviet Union|Soviet]] cosmonaut and twice [[Hero of the Soviet Union]] (November 23, 1983 and December 29, 1987).
 
==Biography==
 
 
Born in Moscow, Russia, he graduated from Moscow Bauman-Highschool in 1969 with a doctorate degree, specialised on spacecraft steering systems.<ref name=EA-bio>{{cite web|url=http://www.astronautix.com/astros/alendrov.htm|title=Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov|publisher=Encyclopedia Astronautica|accessdate=24 November 2010| archiveurl= http://web.archive.org/web/20101129232453/http://astronautix.com/astros/alendrov.htm| archivedate= 29 November 2010 | deadurl= no}}</ref>
== Biography ==
 
Born in Moscow, Russia, he graduated from Moscow Bauman-Highschool in 1969 with a doctorate degree, specialised on spacecraft steering systems.<ref name=EA-bio>{{cite web|url=http://www.astronautix.com/astros/alendrov.htm|title=Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov|publisher=[[Encyclopedia Astronautica]]|accessdate=24 November 2010| archiveurl= http://web.archive.org/web/20101129232453/http://astronautix.com/astros/alendrov.htm| archivedate= 29 November 2010 | deadurl= no}}</ref>
 
   
 
He was selected as cosmonaut on December 1, 1978.<ref name=SFbio/> For his first spaceflight, he flew as Flight Engineer on [[Soyuz T-9]], which lasted from June to November 1983. For his second spaceflight, he replaced one of the long-duration crew members of [[Mir EO-2]]. For the spaceflight, he was launched with the spacecraft [[Soyuz TM-3]] in July 1987, and landed with the same spacecraft in December 1987. All together he spent 309 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes in space.<ref name=SFbio/> He served as backup for [[Soyuz T-8]], [[Soyuz T-13]], and [[Soyuz T-15]].<ref name=SFbio/>
 
He was selected as cosmonaut on December 1, 1978.<ref name=SFbio/> For his first spaceflight, he flew as Flight Engineer on [[Soyuz T-9]], which lasted from June to November 1983. For his second spaceflight, he replaced one of the long-duration crew members of [[Mir EO-2]]. For the spaceflight, he was launched with the spacecraft [[Soyuz TM-3]] in July 1987, and landed with the same spacecraft in December 1987. All together he spent 309 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes in space.<ref name=SFbio/> He served as backup for [[Soyuz T-8]], [[Soyuz T-13]], and [[Soyuz T-15]].<ref name=SFbio/>

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Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov
Born 20 February 1943(1943-02-20) (age 79)
Place of birth Moscow, Soviet Union
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union Hero of the Soviet Union Order of Lenin Order of Lenin

Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov (Russian: Александр Павлович Александров), born February 20, 1943[1]) is a former Soviet cosmonaut and twice Hero of the Soviet Union (November 23, 1983 and December 29, 1987).

Biography

Born in Moscow, Russia, he graduated from Moscow Bauman-Highschool in 1969 with a doctorate degree, specialised on spacecraft steering systems.[2]

He was selected as cosmonaut on December 1, 1978.[1] For his first spaceflight, he flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz T-9, which lasted from June to November 1983. For his second spaceflight, he replaced one of the long-duration crew members of Mir EO-2. For the spaceflight, he was launched with the spacecraft Soyuz TM-3 in July 1987, and landed with the same spacecraft in December 1987. All together he spent 309 days, 18 hours, 2 minutes in space.[1] He served as backup for Soyuz T-8, Soyuz T-13, and Soyuz T-15.[1]

He resigned from the cosmonaut team on October 26, 1993, when he became chief of NPOE Cosmonaut-group; since 1996 he is Chief flight test directorate of RKKE. He is married with two children.[1]

Honours and awards

References

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