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Turovets



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Turovets
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Turovets, Vladimir Yevgeniyevich (1949-1982) Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1977-1980. Test pilot, Gromov Flight Research Institute. Selected as a cosmonaut for the Buran program in 1977 by the Gromov Flight Test Center, but the selection was not confirmed by the government commission. Died in the crash of an Mi-8 helicopter.

Status: Deceased.
Born: 1949.02.20.
Died: 1982.02.08.

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

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

Turovets Chronology


1982 February 8 - .
  • Cosmonaut Vladimir Yevgeniyevich Turovets dies at age of 32 -- Crash of Mi-8 helicopter. - . Nation: USSR. Related Persons: Turovets. Summary: Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1977-1980. Test pilot, Gromov Flight Research Institute. Selected as a cosmonaut for the Buran program in 1977 by the Gromov Flight Test Center, but the selection was not confirmed by the government commission..

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