Encyclopedia Astronautica
Academy of Sciences Group 2 - 1980


Requirement: female scientist cosmonauts to visit Salyut and Mir space stations, primarily for propaganda purposes, to upstage American female astronaut flights aboard the shuttle.

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Associated People
  • Latysheva Latysheva, Irina Dmitriyevna (1953-) Russian scientist cosmonaut, 1980-1993. More...

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

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