Mrykin, Aleksandr Grigoryevich
(1905-1972) Russian officer. First Deputy Commander of GURVO 1955-1965. Strategic Missile Forces liaison with space units.
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Siddiqi, Asif A, The Soviet Space Race With Apollo, University Press of Florida, 2003.
1964 September 18 -
- Voskhod State Commission - .
Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Chertok; Korolev; Tyulin; Mrykin; Kerimov; Rudenko. Program: Voskhod. Flight: Voskhod 1. Spacecraft: Voskhod. The State Commission meets at Baikonur. Chertok advises that the failure of the parachute hatch to jettison in the trials in Fedosiya was due to a serious defect in the schematics of the electrical layout and will not occur again. Korolev declares he is ready to certify Voskhod ready for the final drop test at Fedosiya but would prefer to delay the launch of the spacecraft with mannequins until after the Fedosiya test. The state commission finally agrees to reschedule the launch from 28-30 September, subject to a successful test at Fedosiya on 24-25 September.
Aftrwards Tyulin calls Korolev, Mrykin, Kerimov, Rudenko, and Kamanin aside. He tells them the Communist Party and Soviet Ministers have now taken a personal interest in the crew selection for Voskhod. Korolev and Kamanin bitterly debate their competing preferred crews.
1972 October 6 -
- Death of Aleksandr Grigoryevich Mrykin - .
Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Mrykin. Summary: Russian officer. First Deputy Commander of GURVO 1955-1965. Strategic Missile Forces liaison with space units..
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