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Anatoli Levchenko

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Nationality  Soviet
Name  Anatoli Levchenko
Other occupation  Test pilot
Awards  
First space flight  Soyuz TM-3
Selection  1988 Cosmonaut Group
Time in space  7d 21h 58m
Role  Cosmonaut

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Died  August 6, 1988, Moscow, Russia
Rank  Captain, Soviet Air Forces
Similar People  Musa Manarov, Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Aleksandr Pavlovich Aleksandrov, Aleksandr Viktorenko, Yury Romanenko

Space missions  Soyuz TM-4, Soyuz TM-3

Anatoli Semyonovich Levchenko (Russian: Анатолий Семёнович Левченко; May 5, 1941 – August 6, 1988) was a Soviet cosmonaut.

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Levchenko was planned to be the back-up commander of the first Buran space shuttle flight, and in March 1987 he began extensive training for a Soyuz spaceflight, intended to give him some experience in space. In December 1987, he occupied the third seat aboard the spacecraft Soyuz TM-4 to the space station Mir, and returned to Earth about a week later on Soyuz TM-3. His mission is sometimes called Mir LII-1, after the Gromov Flight Research Institute shorthand. In the year following his spaceflight, Levchenko died of a brain tumor, in the Nikolay Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute in Moscow.

Selected as a cosmonaut on July 12, 1980. He was married with one child.

Awards

He was awarded the titles of Hero of the Soviet Union and Pilot-Cosmonaut of the USSR and the Order of Lenin.

References

Anatoli Levchenko Wikipedia


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