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Maksimenko, Valery Yevgenyevich (1950-) Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1990-1991.

Graduated from Higher Military Aviation School, Chuguyev, Kharkov Oblast, 1971, Moscow Aviation Institute, 1982, and from Test Pilot School, Akhtubinsk, 1982 Soviet Air Force Test Pilot School. Cosmonaut training March 1989 - April 1991. Test pilot at GKNII in Akhtubinsk.

Birth Place: Tyumen, Tyumen.
Status: Inactive.

Born: 1950.07.16.

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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.

Maksimenko Chronology

1990 May 11 - .
  • Buran Cosmonaut Training Group 3 Supplemental selected. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Maksimenko. Summary: Experienced test pilots were selected to train for manned missions using the Buran space shuttle..

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