Biographies of USSR / Russian Cosmonauts

Levchenko

Anatoli Levchenko

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Anatoli Semyonovich

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Personal data

Birthdate:  21.05.1941
Birthplace:  Krasnokutsk / Kharkov Oblast / Ukrainian SSR
Marital status:  married
Children:  one
Selection date:  12.07.1977
Selection group:  LII-1
Job:  Test Cosmonaut (TC)
Status:  Deceased 06.08.1988
Date of death:  06.08.1988
Place of death:  Moscow / Russian SFSR

Spaceflights

No. Mission Job Time Duration
1  Soyuz TM-4 / Soyuz TM-3  Research Cosmonaut  21.12. - 29.12.1987 7d 21h 58m 
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Total  7d 21h 58m 
Patch Soyuz TM-3            

Additional information

Captain Soviet Airforce Res.; graduated from Chernigov Higher Air Force School, 1964; pilot in the Soviet Air Force; later civil test pilot in for Soviet Air Force Ministry; was selected as cosmonaut on 12.07.1977 (LII-1); OKP (cosmonaut basic training): 12/78 - 7/80; test pilot for the Soviet Shuttle-program; was assigned as double for the first Buran test flight; died on the complications of a brain tumor.

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