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Loktionov, Yuri Alekseyevich (1950-) Russian scientist cosmonaut, 2000-on.

Loktionov worked at RKK Energia as an engineer, including working in Salyut and Mir mission control support groups until 1988. He then took a position as a lead engineer at NPO Kriogenmash. After the fall of the Soviet Union, he turned to politics, becoming a member of the Moscow Region Council. Like Baturin before him, he was able to obtain cosmonaut training through political connections.

Birth Place: Balashikha.
Status: Inactive.

Born: 1950.12.12.

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  • Cosmonaut Category of persons who have been trained for spaceflight in Russia. More...

Loktionov Chronology

2000 October 9 - .
  • Space Tourist Cosmonaut Training Group selected. - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Loktionov; Tito.

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