Vladimir Solovyov is a cosmonaut who was born on November 11, 1946, in
Solovyov became a cosmonaut in 1978. He has spent over 352 days in
space on two spaceflights.
In 1984, Solovyov flew aboard Salyut 7. The crew spent 10 months performing
numerous medical and space manufacturing experiments. Solovyov made six
spacewalks during this mission to repair the space station.
In 1986, Solovyov made his second flight aboard Soyuz T-15. The crew activated
the new Mir space station.
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