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Grishchenko



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Grishchenko
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Grishchenko, Vitali Andreyevich (1942-1992) Ukrainian navigator cosmonaut, 1965-1968.

Graduated from Higher Air Force School. Candidate of military sciences degree, 1980. Cosmonaut training November 1965 - December 1967. Discharged from cosmonaut group in 1968. Member of the staff, Gagarin-Academy of the Soviet Air Force.

Birth Place: Naifeld, Sumy.
Status: Deceased.
Born: 1942.04.26.
Died: 1992.05.04.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Air Force Group 3 - 1965 Requirement: pilots for planned Soyuz, Soyuz VI, Spiral, 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...

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

Grishchenko Chronology


1965 October 23 - .
1965 October 28 - .
1967 December 25 - .
  • 1965 Air Force Group cosmonaut trainees are examined. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Belousov; Grishchenko; Skvortsov; Sharafutdinov; Voloshin. Summary: Of the 18, 13 scored a '5', four scored '4', and one '3'. Belousov, Grishchenko, Skvortsov, Sharafutdinov, and Voloshin - the low scorers - are all to be dismissed from the cosmonaut corps..

1992 May 4 - .
  • Cosmonaut Vitali Andreyevich Grishchenko dies at age of 50 -- Natural causes. - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Grishchenko. Summary: American engineer, at General Electric, then NASA Administrator 1968-1970. His ambitious post-Apollo programs were not received well by the Nixon administration..

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