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Golovanov, Yaroslav Kirillovich (1932-2003) Russian journalist cosmonaut, 1965-1967.

Scheduled to fly in cancelled Voskhod flight.

Graduated from E.N. Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School, Moscow, 1956. Aviation engineer. Joined newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda" as a civilian journalist.. He was selected in June 1965 as cosmonaut candidate. but did not go into official cosmonaut training. His continued as as science commentator for "Komsomolskaya Pravda".

Birth Place: Moscow.
Status: Deceased.

Born: 1932.06.02.
Died: 2003.05.21.

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

Golovanov Chronology

1965 January 1 - .
  • Journalist Cosmonaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Golovanov; Letunov; Rebrov. Summary: The group was selected to provide trainees for a planned Voskhod spaceflight made with a journalist aboard..

2003 May 21 - .
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