Sokovykh, Anatoli Mikhailovich
(1944-) Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1979-1986.
Graduated from Kachinsk Higher Air Force School, 1966 and from Air Force School of Test Pilots in Akhtubinsk. Graduated from MAI, 1978. Colonel and test pilot, Soviet Air Force. Cosmonaut training January 1979 - November 1980. Buran Test Pilot. Discharged for disciplinary reasons after an aircraft accident.
Birth Place: Skovorodino, Amur.
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1978 December 1 -
- Buran Cosmonaut Training Group 1 selected. - .
Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Chirkin; Mosolov; Sattarov; Sokovykh. Summary: Experienced test pilots were selected to train for manned missions using the Buran space shuttle..
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