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Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov

cosmonaut , flight engineer

Aleksandr ALEKSANDROV, pilot and cosmonaut. CPSU since 1970.

Background

ALEKSANDROV, Aleksandr was born in 1943 in Moscow.

Education

Baumann Technology Institute, Moscow.

Career

In July 1987 joined Iurii Romanenko in space replacing A. Laveikin. Returned to earth on 29 December 1987. Became a national hero.

Religion

Religion is bad because it forces people to rely on outside authority, rather than becoming self-reliant.

Views

Strong communist party can create a new and better society with neither rich nor poor.

Membership

CPSU since 1970.