Beloborodov, Valeri Mikhailovich
(1939-2004) Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1967-1969.
Graduated from Higher Air Force School, Chernigov, Ukraine, 1963 Cosmonaut training May 1967 - 18 August 1969. Withdrawn from training of personal or political reasons. Returned to service as a fighter pilot. Was an aircraft commander in Afghanistan and a Deputy Squadron Leader in the 8th Air Division. Retired from the Air Force as a Major in 1987 and worked thereafter in a factory as supervisor for transport. Retired in 1996. Died of a heart attack.
Birth Place: Oloviyanna, Chita.
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Air Force Group 4 - 1967 Requirement: engineers for planned Soyuz and Almaz flights. In 1968-1975 the VVS expected no fewer than 20 Almaz space stations, 50 military 7K-VI missions, 200 Soyuz training spacecraft flights and 400 Soyuz space transport flights. More...
Cosmonaut Category of persons who have been trained for spaceflight in Russia. More...
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2004 September 20 -
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