Vasily Vasiliyevich Tsibliyev
|Rank||Lieutenant General, Russian Air Force|
Time in space
|381d 15h 52m|
|Missions||Soyuz TM-17, Soyuz TM-25|
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.