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Air Force Group 6 - 1976
Requirement: test pilots for the Buran program.

AKA: TsPK-6. Date: 1976.

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Titov, Vladimir Russian test pilot cosmonaut 1976-1998. Survived first pad abort during a manned launch. 387 cumulative days in space. SU Air Force. Call sign: Okean (Ocean).

Protchenko Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1976-1979.

Solovyov Russian test pilot cosmonaut 1976-1999. 651 cumulative days in space.

Volkov, Aleksandr Ukrainian pilot cosmonaut 1976-1998. Father of cosmonaut Sergei Volkov. 391 cumulative days in space.

Moskalenko Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1976-1986.

Saley Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1976-1987.

Ivanov, Leonid Russian pilot cosmonaut 1976-1980. Graduated from Higher Air Force School, Kachinsk, 1971 Major and pilot, Soviet Air Force. Cosmonaut training 23 August 1976 - 30 January 1979. Died in the crash of a MiG-27 aircraft during a test flight.

Kadenyuk Ukrainian test pilot cosmonaut 1976-1998. Longest wait for a spaceflight after becoming an astronaut - 21 years. Soyuz cosmonaut 1976-1983; Spiral pilot 1983-1987; Buran pilot, 1987-1989, NASA Payload Specialist, 1996.

Vasyutin Russian pilot cosmonaut 1976-1986.

Family: Cosmonaut.

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