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Chirkin, Viktor Martynovich
Chirkin
Chirkin
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Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1979-1982.

Status: Inactive; Active 1979-1982. Born: 1944-07-13. Birth Place: Barnaul, Altai.

Test pilot, Soviet Air Force. Cosmonaut training January 1979 to 1980. Buran test plot. Left cosmonaut corps in 1981, because he didn't believe that Buran would ever fly. Deputy Director of GKNII (Flight Research Institute) of the Soviet Air Force. From 1999 scientific advisor to the commander of the Akhtubinsk Test Pilot Center.


More at: Chirkin.

Family: Buran Group 1 - 1978, Cosmonaut. Country: Russia. Agency: VVS. Bibliography: 4452.

1944 July 13 - .
  • Birth of Viktor Martynovich Chirkin - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Chirkin. Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1979-1982..

1978 December 1 - .
  • Buran Cosmonaut Training Group 1 selected. - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Chirkin, Mosolov, Sattarov, Sokovykh. Experienced test pilots were selected to train for manned missions using the Buran space shuttle..


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