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Viktor Savinykh

Viktor Petrovich Savinykh/Виктор Петрович Савиных
Cosmonaut
Nationality Soviet / Russian
Born (1940-03-07) 7 March 1940
Berezkiny, Kirov Oblast, USSR
Flight engineer
252d 17h 38m
Selection 1978 Intercosmos Group
Missions Soyuz T-4, Soyuz T-13, Mir EP-2 (Soyuz TM-5 / Soyuz TM-4)
Awards

Viktor Petrovich Savinykh was born in Berezkiny, Kirov Oblast, Russian SFSR on March 7, 1940. Married with one child. Selected as a cosmonaut on December 1, 1978. Retired on February 9, 1989.

Flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz T-4, Soyuz T-13 and Soyuz TM-5.

Has spent 252 days 17 hours 38 minutes in space.

Honours and awards

2nd class (March 6, 2000) - for outstanding achievements in scientific research and a great contribution to the preparation of highly qualified personnel
3rd class (November 11, 1994) - a great service to the people associated with the development of Russian statehood, the achievements in labor, science, culture, arts, strengthening friendship and cooperation between peoples
4th class (December 12, 2010) - for services to education, science and a great contribution to the training of qualified specialists
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