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Aleksandr Serebrov

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Nationality  Soviet / Russian
Role  Cosmonaut
Time in space  372d 22h 52m
First space flight  Soyuz T-7
Selection  1978 Intercosmos Group
Other occupation  Flight engineer
Name  Aleksandr Serebrov

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Born  February 15, 1944 Moscow, USSR (1944-02-15)
Died  November 12, 2013, Moscow, Russia
Space missions  Soyuz T-8, Soyuz TM-8, Soyuz T-7, Soyuz TM-17
Education  Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
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Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Serebrov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Серебро́в, February 15, 1944 – November 12, 2013) was a Soviet cosmonaut. He graduated from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (1967), and was selected as a cosmonaut on December 1, 1978. He retired on May 10, 1995. He was married and had one child.

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He flew on Soyuz T-7, Soyuz T-8, Soyuz TM-8 and Soyuz TM-17. He was one of very few cosmonauts to fly for both the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation that followed it. He held the record for most spacewalks, 10, until Anatoly Solovyev surpassed it. In all, Serebrov spent 371.95 days in space. Serebrov contributed to the design of Salyut 6, Salyut 7, and the Mir space stations. He helped design, and, according to a New York Times obituary, "was the first to test a one-person vehicle - popularly called a space motorcycle - to rescue space crews in distress and repair satellites." This vehicle, known as Icarus, was tested in February 1990, and remained onboard Mir for several years but was never used after that.

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Serebrov died suddenly in Moscow on November 12, 2013. and buried on November 15 at Ostankinsky cemetery.

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He was awarded:

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  • Title of Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Title of Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR
  • Order of Friendship of Peoples
  • Two Orders of Lenin
  • Order of the October Revolution
  • Medal "For Merit in Space Exploration" (Russian Federation)
  • Officer of the Legion of Honour (France)

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    References

    Aleksandr Serebrov Wikipedia


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