Encyclopedia Astronautica
Chkalov Group 2 - 1988


Requirement: test pilots for Buran spaceplane

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Associated People
  • Kadenyuk Kadenyuk, Leonid Konstantinovich (1951-) Ukrainian test pilot cosmonaut, payload specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-87. Longest wait for a spaceflight after becoming an astronaut - 21 years. Soyuz cosmonaut 1976-1983; Spiral pilot 1983-1987; Buran pilot, 1987-1989, NASA PS, 1996. More...

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

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