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Kononenko



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Kononenko
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Kononenko, Oleg Grigoryevich (1938-1980) Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1980-1980. Graduated from Zhukovsky Air Force Institute, 1975 Civilian test pilot. Cosmonaut training December 1978 - July 1980.

Detachment: LII-1. Departed Date: 1980-09-08. Cause of Death: Crash of Yak-38 VTOL fighter during takeoff from aircraft carrier Minsk in the South China Sea.. Marital Status: Married. Children: four children. Educated Zhukovsky.

Birth Place: Samarsku.
Status: Deceased.
Born: 1938.08.16.
Died: 1980.09.08.

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

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

Kononenko Chronology


1978 December 1 - .
  • Buran Cosmonaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Kononenko. Summary: Experienced test pilots were selected to train for manned missions using the Buran space shuttle..

1980 September 8 - .
  • Cosmonaut Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko dies at age of 42 -- Crash of Yak-38 VTOL fighter during takeoff from aircraft carrier Minsk in the South China Sea. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Kononenko. Summary: Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1980-1980. Graduated from Zhukovsky Air Force Institute, 1975 Civilian test pilot. Cosmonaut training December 1978 - July 1980..

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