Vasily Tsibliyev, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Vasily Tsibliyev

Russian cosmonaut

Date of Birth: 20-Feb-1954

Place of Birth: Orikhivka, Ukraine

Profession: astronaut, aircraft pilot

Nationality: Russia

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About Vasily Tsibliyev

  • Vasily Vasiliyevich Tsibliyev (Russian: ??????? ?????????? ???????); born on February 20, 1954) is a Russian cosmonaut. He was selected as a cosmonaut on March 26, 1987.
  • Tsibliyev flew as Commander on Soyuz TM-17 from July 1, 1993 to January 14, 1994 and on Soyuz TM-25 from February 2, 1997 to August 14 of the same year.
  • He retired on June 19, 1998.
  • Tsibliyev is currently Chief of the Yuri Gagarin Cosmonauts Training Center at Star City, Russia.
  • Tsibliyev is married with two children. Tsibliyev was the commander in charge of Mir when it was hit by a Progress spacecraft in 1997.

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