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Borodai



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Borodai
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Borodai, Alexei Sergeyevich (1947-) Ukrainian test pilot cosmonaut, 1979-1993.

Graduated from Higher Air Force School Soviet Air Force test pilot. Buran test pilot, 1978-1987. Cosmonaut training January 1979 - November 1980. Flew six test flights with AeroBuran. Retired from the military on 29 December 1993 . Lost both legs in the 8 October 1996 crash landing of an An-124 in Turin, Italy.

Birth Place: Borodaevka, Volgograd.
Status: Inactive.


Born: 1947.07.28.

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

Associated Flights
  • Soyuz Buran Support Crew: Bachurin, Ivanchenkov. Planned Soyuz flight to Mir. Main purpose was to provide spaceflight experience to Bachurin and Borodai, who had been selected as back-up crew of the first manned Buran flight. Cancelled in cut-backs after fall of the Soviet Union. Backup crew: Borodai, Balandin. More...

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

Borodai Chronology


1987 October 15 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur Jubilee.
1988 January 24 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur Jubilee.
1988 February 23 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur Jubilee.
1988 March 12 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur Jubilee.
1988 March 23 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur Jubilee.
1988 March 28 - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur Jubilee.
1991 December - .
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