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Senkevich, Dr Yuri Aleksandrovich (1937-2003) Russian physician cosmonaut, 1965-1966.

Medical Doctor. Graduated from Military Medical Academy, Leningrad, 1960. Candidate of medical sciences degree, 1975. Civilian Physician, Educated First Moscow Medical Institute. Doctor at IMBP. Participated in 1966 Antarctic-Expedition on behalf of the IMBP. In 1967 was a participant of Thor Heyerdahl's Ra Expedition, sailing from Africa to America in a reed boat. Later chief of a department at IMBP, Moscow. Retired in 1993. Later director of television soap opera "Travelclub", in which he also played the role of the doctor.

Birth Place: Baintumen (now Chojbalsan).
Status: Deceased.

Born: 1937.03.04.
Died: 2003.09.25.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Cosmonaut Category of persons who have been trained for spaceflight in Russia. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • IMBP Insitute for the Study of Biomedical Problems, Russia. More...

  • Becker, Joachim, "Space Facts Web Site", http://www.spacefacts.de/, Web Address when accessed: here.

Senkevich Chronology

1965 June 1 - .
  • Voskhod Physician Cosmonaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Illyin; Kiselyov, Aleksandr; Senkevich. Summary: The group was selected to provide trainees for planned Voskhod long-duration biomedical spaceflights to be made with a physician aboard..

2003 September 25 - .
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