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Aleksei Yeliseyev

Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev, cyrillic Алексей Станиславович Елисеев, (born July 13 1934 in Zhizdra) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 5, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10.

A graduate of the Bauman Higher Technical School in Moscow, Yeliseyev worked as an engineer in Sergey Korolev's design bureau before being selected for cosmonaut training.

Following his retirement from the space programme in 1985, he took up at an administrative position at the Bauman school for several years before retiring fully.