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Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin

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Nationality  Soviet / Russian
Name  Aleksandr Balandin
Other occupation  Flight engineer
Awards  
First space flight  Soyuz TM-9
Selection  1978 Cosmonaut Group
Space missions  Soyuz TM-9
Time in space  179d 01h 17m
Role  Cosmonaut

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Born  30 July 1953 (age 62) Moscow Oblast, Russian SFSR (1953-07-30)

Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin (Russian: Александр Николаевич Баландин) (born July 30, 1953 in Fryazino, Moscow Oblast, Russian SFSR) is a Russian cosmonaut. He is married with two children. He was selected as a cosmonaut on December 1, 1978, and retired on October 17, 1994.

He flew as a flight engineer on Soyuz TM-9.

He worked at NPO Energia until 1994, and was then President of Lendint-Association until 2000.

He was awarded:

  • Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR
  • Order of Lenin
  • Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration"
  • Order of Bernardo O'Higgins
  • References

    Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin Wikipedia


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