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Kartashov, Anatoli Yakovlevich
Kartashov
Kartashov
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Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1960-1961.

Status: Deceased; Active 1960-1961. Born: 1932-08-25. Died: 2005-12-11. Birth Place: Pervoy Sadovoye.

Graduated from Higher Air Force School, 1954 Pilot, Soviet Air Force. Left team after being overstressed in centrifuge training, 7 April 1961. Serve again as pilot of Soviet Air Force until retirement as a Colonel in 1985. Thereafter worked as a test pilot for Antonov in Kiev. Died in Kiev, Ukraine.


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Family: Air Force Group 1 - 1960, Cosmonaut. Country: Russia. Agency: VVS. Bibliography: 4452, 5594.

1932 August 25 - .
  • Birth of Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Kartashov. Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1960-1961..

1960 February 25 - .
  • Soviet Air Force Cosmonaut Training Group 1 selected. - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Anikeyev, Belyayev, Bondarenko, Bykovsky, Filatyev, Gagarin, Gorbatko, Kartashov, Khrunov, Komarov, Leonov, Nelyubov, Nikolayev, Popovich, Rafikov, Shonin, Titov, Varlamov, Volynov, Zaikin.

    The group was selected to provide pilot astronauts for the Vostok manned spaceflight program.. Qualifications: Military jet aircraft pilots under 30 years of age; under 170 cm tall; under 70 kg in weight.. While the Americans sought mature test pilots for their first spaceflights, the Soviets recruited young pilots with the intent of training them for a career as spacemen. There were 3,000 applicants following interviews with medical doctor teams that toured Soviet air bases beginning in August 1959. 102 were called for physical and psychological tests. 8 of these were selected, but then Chief Designer Korolev said he wanted a pool three times larger than the American Mercury cadre. Of the 20 selected, 12 would fly in space. Of the 8 that did not, 1 died in a ground fire in training; 3 were dismissed for disciplinary reasons; and 4 left following injuries in training.


1962 March 16 - .
2005 December 11 - .
  • Death of Anatoli Yakovlevich Kartashov at Kiev, Ukraine. Cancer. - . Nation: Russia. Related Persons: Kartashov. Russian pilot cosmonaut, 1960-1961..


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