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Sultanov, Ural Nazibovich
Sultanov
Sultanov
Credit: Yves Dejardin Collection - Yves Dejardin Collection
Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1983-1996.

Status: Inactive; Active 1983-1996. Born: 1948-11-18. Birth Place: Nikifarovo, Alsheyevskiy, Bashkiria.

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.


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Family: Cosmonaut, MAP Group 2 - 1983. Country: Russia. Flights: Buran 5. Agency: Air Force Ministry. Bibliography: 4452.

1948 November 18 - .
  • Birth of Ural Nazibovich Sultanov - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Sultanov. Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1983-1996..

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

1994 Late or Early 1995 - .
  • Buran 5 (cancelled) - . Crew: Tolboyev, Volk. Backup Crew: Sultanov, Zabolotski. Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Sultanov, Tolboyev, Volk, Zabolotski. 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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