Alexandr Viktorenko was a cosmonaut who was born on March 29, 1947, in
Viktorenko became a cosmonaut in 1978. He spent over 174 days in
space on three spaceflights.
In 1987, Viktorenko flew aboard Soyuz TM-3. The crew visited the Mir space
station for 8 days.
Viktorenko made his second spaceflight commanding Soyuz TM-8 in 1988. They
docked with Mir where Viktorenko stayed for 6-months. He performed 5 spacewalks
during this mission. In 1992, Viktorenko flew aboard Mir again for 5 months.
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