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Energia Engineer Group 1 - 1966
Requirement: engineers for planned Soyuz and Almaz flights. In 1968-1975 the VVS expected no fewer than 20 Almaz space stations, 50 military 7K-VI missions, 200 Soyuz training spacecraft flights and 400 Soyuz space transport flights.

AKA: TsKBEM-1. Date: 1966.

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Anokhin Russian test pilot cosmonaut, 1966-1968.

Grechko Russian engineer cosmonaut 1966-1992.

Makarov Russian engineer cosmonaut 1966-1986. Survived first manned spaceflight abort during launch.

Bugrov Russian engineer cosmonaut, 1966-1968.

Yeliseyev Russian engineer cosmonaut 1966-1985. Member of first crew to transfer between spacecraft.

Kubasov Russian engineer cosmonaut 1966-1993. Flew in first docking mission between American and Soviet spacecraft. Missed two chances to be first engineer on a Soviet space station (Cosmos 557 and Soyuz 11).

Dolgopolov Russian engineer cosmonaut, 1966-1967. Graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI), 1959 Civilian Engineer, Korolev OKB. Retired due to medical reasons. Worked thereafter at NPO Energia.

Volkov Russian engineer cosmonaut 1966-1971. Member of first space station crew, however perished during landing. From 1958 a civilian engineer, Korolev OKB, involved in the development of the Vostok and Voskhod spacecraft.

Family: Cosmonaut.

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