Anatoly Semenovich Levchenko
Picture autographed by Anatoly Levchenko
(Civilian Buran Cosmonaut #2)
||21 May 1941
Buran Team in:
|Left Buran Team in:
||Died of brain tumor, 6 Aug.
||Civilian Test Pilot
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 30.07.1980 (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.