Zhukov, Yuri Averkovich
(1933-) Russian officer. Commander of Baikonur Cosmodrome 1983-1989.
Spent his entire career in the RVSN Strategic Rocket Forces, becoming First Deputy Commander of a Missile Army before being sent to the General Staff Academy. Thereafter commander at Baikonur, where he supervised flight test of a new generation of launch vehicles (Zenit-2, Energia, and Buran).
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RVSN Russian agency overseeing development of spacecraft. Raketniye Voiska Stratigcheskovo Naznacheniya (Russian Strategic Rocket Forces), Russia. More...
Pervov, Mikhail, Raketnoye Oruzhiye RVSN, Violanta, Moscow, 1999..
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