Overview

Alexander Fedorovich Poleshchuk

(b. 1953)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1953– )

Russian cosmonaut. He completed a 179-day residency on the Russian space station Mir in January–March 1993, during which time he performed two space walks totalling nearly ten hours. Poleshchuk was a test engineer for the Energiya Rocket and Space Complex from 1977, and was selected as a cosmonaut in 1989.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.