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Stepanov, Eduard

Stepanov Eduard
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Stepanov, Eduard Nikolayevich (1937-) Russian engineer cosmonaut, 1965-1992.

Graduated from Air Force Radiotechnical Engineering School, Kiev, 1959, with an engineering diploma. Candidate of technical sciences degree, 1974. Cosmonaut training from November 1965 - December 1967. Involved in the development of the Buran spaceplane. After he left the cosmonaut corps in 1992 he worked again for the TsPK.

Birth Place: Verkhopeniye, Kursk.
Status: Inactive.

Born: 1937.04.14.

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See also
  • Air Force Group 3 - 1965 Requirement: pilots for planned Soyuz, Soyuz VI, Spiral, and Almaz flights. In 1968-1975 the VVS expected no fewer than 20 Almaz space stations, 50 military 7K-VI missions, 200 Soyuz training spacecraft flights and 400 Soyuz space transport flights. More...
  • Cosmonaut Category of persons who have been trained for spaceflight in Russia. More...

Associated Flights
  • Salyut 7/TKS-2 Crew: Glazkov, Makrushin, Stepanov Eduard. Planned TKS manned mission to Salyut 7 station. Cancelled December 1981; TKS-2 flew unmanned to Salyut 7 as Cosmos 1443. Backup crew: Artyukhin, Yuyukov, Berezovoi. More...

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

Stepanov, Eduard Chronology

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1965 October 28 - .
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