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Sultanov



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Sultanov
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Sultanov, Ural Nazibovich (1948-) Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1983-1996.

Graduated from Kharkov Higher Military School, 1971. Graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute, 1981. Civilian test pilot for Air Force Ministry. Cosmonaut training from September 1985 - 1987. Buran Test Pilot. From 2002 he worked for an aviation company in Zhukovsky.

Birth Place: Nikifarovo, Alsheyevskiy dist., Bashkiria.
Status: Inactive.
Born: 1948.11.18.

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Associated Countries
See also
  • Cosmonaut Category of persons who have been trained for spaceflight in Russia. More...

Associated Flights
  • Buran 5 Crew: Volk, Tolboyev. Cancelled Buran Flight 5 (3K1) would have been the first flight of the third orbiter. It would be the first manned Buran flight; the third orbiter was the first outfitted with life support systems and ejection seats. Backup crew: Zabolotski, Sultanov. More...

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

Sultanov Chronology


1983 March 9 - .
  • MAP Cosmonaut Training Group 2 selected. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Sultanov; Tolboyev. Summary: The group was selected to provide test pilots for Buran spaceplane..

1994 Late or Early 1995 - .
  • Buran 5 (cancelled) - . Crew: Volk; Tolboyev. Backup Crew: Zabolotski; Sultanov. Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Volk; Tolboyev; Zabolotski; Sultanov. Program: Mir. Flight: Buran 5. Spacecraft: Buran. Buran Flight 5 (3K1) would have been the first flight of the third orbiter. It would be the first manned Buran flight; the third orbiter was the first outfitted with life support systems and ejection seats. Two cosmonauts would deliver the 37KBI module to Mir, using the Buran manipulator arm to dock it to the station's Kristall module. Final crew selection had still not been made at the time the program was cancelled.

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